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06-28-2013, 08:35 PM
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Originally Posted by StaalWars View Post
Everyone on here thought I was crazy and when I said he wouldn't be bought out. This is Glen Sather we're talking about here. There are too many excuses for him to put up on the chalk board to excuse Richards' play this season:

1. Lockout shortened season
2: Torts
3: No training camp
4: Gaborik not playing well
5: PP sucked
6: Everyone has an off year

I don't agree with any of those but Sather isn't about to own up to a mistake until he absolutely has to.
Using Richards contract on the books as leverage in negotiating all of the upcoming free agents they want to resign or extend....

From a business perspective I think that makes sense but it could also backfire in the Rangers faces. This a risky move, with higher risk than reward if you break it down IMO.

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