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01-09-2013, 10:18 PM
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
He wasn't against offer sheets. He was just upset someone he considered his friend didn't even tell him he was going to. He found the news by fax and didn't find it professional.

In regards to the offer sheets themselves he was upset at inflating contracts. Funny enough, now players have inflated 2nd deals after coming out of ELCs. He acted like a major baby about it, but he wasn't wrong.
I never heard that story. But regardless, he said many times that he didn't like them and would never offer one himself.

Let's face it, the man is a hockey dinosaur, one geological epoch ahead of Don Cherry.

But he is a character, and has character and I find myself liking him as a man. Just not so much as a GM.

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