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01-26-2013, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Artemis View Post
Agree, trolling just make the troller look bad. Reading and enjoying the lulz should be enough.

I have no hate for Toronto - it's funny that they whined so much about our "tank" threads when it certainly wasn't personal. I would root for ANY team to lose if the Bruins held their #1 draft pick, and Leafs fans would do the exact same thing. Now that it's over, I'll go back to being indifferent toward the Leafs, other than as a divisional opponent.
Here's the thing for me. I know some disagree and have a different take on it, and that's fine. But the way I see it, Kessel wanted out of here. This was during a period where this team was coming together, fighting for their lives to make the playoffs, finding their identity. I actually liked Kessel, but like a lot of other guys during the bad years, he went for the dough. Playing here and staying w/ linemates who'd run through walls for him meant dinky doo to that guy. Meanwhile, everyone else on this team signed extensions before hitting free agency, etc. True indicator that the culture had changed. Kessel missed the plot, made himself the oddman out. His former teammates were fittingly rewarded w/ a Cup.

We suffered plenty for the pick that resulted in Kessel. We could have ended up w/ squat, and didn't. I feel for the laffs fans, well, somewhat, but F Kessel.

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