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02-07-2013, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Bourne Endeavor View Post
Richards was traded out of Philadelphia because the organization felt he wasn't a good leader. Meanwhile, Kesler is considered the heart and soul of the Canucks and was strongly favored to captain the team.
Ya, that had everything to do with Pronger , IMO. As he was handed a long term extention only the year before. Asides from that there will be a bias as a Nucks fan for him, as all teams fans have that for there players. They are similar players IMO, period.

On a serious note, I hate Kyper and his stupid players view bias from the lockout. He has some merit as far as Lou's contract goes, but it is not untouchable or tradeable. I do believe it hampers his value, which sucks for Nucks fans. In a non cap world I think it would be a whole different ballgame for you guys.

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