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02-20-2013, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Aslanrh View Post
Bull headed is correct, but I really am hoping the both sides will stay bull headed until summer and not talk at all (even to Dater via e-mail) and that the Avs continue too ask for more in a trade than anyone will pay. Then come back fresh with both sides clearing the slate. I think a deal can be done, but in the Avs defense, the NYRs often take a hard line with contracts, and still get the deals done.
Can't remember who said it, but they basically said Sather's approach is (paraphrasing) You'll get the money, but you've got to wait your turn.
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Originally Posted by NYR Boyler87 View Post
That is Sather's MO with his RFA's for sure.
This is basically Sherman and PL's approach too, they just don't know how to convey this to players in negotiations without sounding like complete ***holes. Ultimately resulting in guys feeling unappreciated and wanting to leave.

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