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01-22-2013, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by GordieHoweHatTrick View Post
What I find ironic is that Gillis would go out and slam Toronto because he thinks they're puppeteering the media then he goes out and releases this news, probably to garner interest in his goalie
Two key differences here.

Floating things through national media (TSN) and answering questions in local media (Vancouver Sun) are completely different things.

I also find it slightly ironic, but I don't think these two cases are comparable, considering Toronto based media have taken a story in which they have very little relation (other than hoping the team they cover more gets a star player for cheap) and a Vancouver based reporter, asking a mulititudes of questions ranging from pro scouting to drafting, not just on a goalie trade.

Who knows, maybe Gillis answered like that, because he knew Toronto based media would jump all over it? I doubt it, but I guess its plausible.

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