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01-21-2013, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohio Jones View Post
We'd be talking about a very different Burke legacy if, as planned, he'd been able to sign the Sedins. Unfortunately, he didn't have a plan B, so his view of where the team was and should be hinged on something that didn't end up happening.

Had lots of success in other arenas, full credit for that, but was a washout in free agency and failed to properly adjust expectations accordingly.
Quite possibly Kesler as well. I think it can be reasonably inferred that Burke's loyalty anticipated like loyalty in return.

Good point though, signed Sedins (and possibly Kesler) put an entirely different complexion on the situation.

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