Roberto Luongo to... ANYWHERE!
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06-12-2013, 12:12 PM
Join Date: Jul 2007
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You may not believe this but I lost a lot of respect for Dredge on Free Agency Trade deadline. Lets look at how this ran...
A.) The leaks are legit - Why would one side keep trying to cut a deal when TSN was leaking every offer? General Managers have a lot of pride and do not want to be taken or look bad. Gillis has made it clear by firing Vignault that he is concerned with public image with the fans.
So why keep beating that horse if it was obvious Nonis was dicking him around?
B.) The leaks are fake - This whole season I watched a campaign to drive down Lou's value on TSN and CBC and it opened my eyes to how slanted and bia's our sports networks are. So running with that we see leak after leak looking like a desperate GM losing his cool trying to dump Lou. Honestly dont think the owners would keep him around if he was that uncool.
Bit of a unorganized rant but I dont buy those leaks and will wait and see at the draft for a clearer idea of whats what.
As for the contract,it sucks for sure. I feel sorry for Lou and think the guy deserved to be treated better than he has this year. He has shown true character.
Dreger likes to release rumours that benefit his team and his boy, that much is obvious to anyone who's ever had to do some critical thinking.
Lots of the teenagers around here sure do lap up his tidbits though.
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