Thread: Stauffer: Howson Re-Surfaces in Edmonton
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02-24-2013, 03:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Replacement View Post
Maybe you missed this point. Rick Nash was a consummate loyal player to franchise. A dying breed. Who for years had been asking the club if he could get some help out there and for years was promised that. Only after the Carter debacle the team decided to tank and told Nash that it was rebuild, and thus the decision. Didn't need to go this way.
Is that why he became one of the highest paid players in the league? If he was as loyal as you say why wouldn't he have taken less $ to help build the supporting cast that it takes to win in a small market like Columbus? That said Columbus' biggest problem was their drafting/prospect development.

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