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02-03-2013, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Nzap View Post
Dater said in his last podcast that O'Reilly's side was hurt that Landeskog got the captaincy.
He also mentioned that O'Reilly's representatives compared him to Evander Kane and the contract he got and that the Avs pointed out his -1 and compared it with Lando's +20 (= Lando lifted O'Reilly, instead of other way around).
Dater didn't speculate these things, he said them as truth.
Wow, I really didn't think there was anything to the captaincy snub. Just seems like any player, let alone O'Reilly would be slightly disappointed, but not take it to heart. Especially given the kind of person and player Lando is.

It doesn't really line up with the time table from TPS' info either. He said they were close, but something happened around when EJ signed. EJ signed on July 3rd, and Landeskog was named captain on Sep 4th. There's just so much weirdness going on in this situation, I don't know what to believe.

He sure didn't let anything show publicly if he was pissed, saying it was well deserved.

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