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03-01-2013, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by TwoPadStack View Post
Some guy named Joe Sakic once signed an offer sheet and forced the organization's hand, too.

He never played a game for another team.

EDIT: No, I'm not comparing O'Reilly to Sakic, but the notion that a holdout or signing an offer sheet is the death kiss is exaggerated.
I agree and disagree...I'm a bit torn. I think it's because I am an ROR fan that I want to believe he'll be here for the long haul.

But all the players who "forced the organization's" hand after Joe were shipped out. Historical Precedence is not on our (O'Reilly fans) side

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