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02-12-2013, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by hockeyfan2k11 View Post
Why is Gorges captain material? Because he talks? Need more than that to be an effective captain.
People think leadership equates to making noise. This is why, according to many of the experts here, Koivu/Gorges/Pleks/Markov/etc aren't good leaders.

Of course, Cammalleri did rip his teammates when he was here last year, and everyone vilified him for it, so I guess it's a no-win situation.

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Originally Posted by Blind Gardien View Post
Backes... chewing your team out on twitter seems kind of weak. Well, if that's the only place it happens. If it's just re-iterating what he already said to their faces, then no worries.
He wasn't saying that on Twitter, that's a reporter's Twitter who was just recapping what Backes said (presumably to the media in the post-game scrum).

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