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01-26-2013, 06:10 PM
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Probably as likely? really? Can you name a single goalie, or player, or anyone involved in hockey who quit their careers to become an astronaut? That has never happened, and never will (especially given that you need particular education and experience to make a career change like that).
How many GMs get fired with term on their contracts? Burke had 2 years left on his deal when he was fired. And he's not the only one. The average lifespan for a GM in the NHL is less than 5 years - how many of them get fired with term on their deals?
You're suggesting that it's absurd that a GM gets fired with term on his contract (which has actually happened many times in the past), and equating that to a player retiring to become an astronaut (which has never happened in the history of the game). Maybe if you're comparisons weren't so absurd, it'd make more sense?
Okay so me a newly appointed GM who's been fired only after 48 games and after signing an extension?
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