M. Richards, J. Carter trade in retrospect
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03-26-2013, 12:54 PM
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Yes, classless. You dont think the Flyers knew about Richards' and Carter's extra curricular activities BEFORE they signed those contracts? Fact is, both these guys took huge hometown discounts to stay in Philly and Homer moved them right before their NMC kicked in. Add to the fact that Holmgren assured Carter the rumors weren't true and he wasn't going anywhere. Then, he trades him to the freaking Blue Jackets (sorry CBJ fans). I understand it's a business, but that doesn't make his actions any better.
You act like Richards and Carter were the epitome of class. If the rumors about the locker room problems and excess partying were true, then the Flyers had every right to ship them out while they still could.
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