Summer '13 Thread (All Proposals, Speculation, Blog Rumors in here)
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07-01-2013, 10:09 AM
Join Date: Dec 2008
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Jarmo handled the Bobrovsky situation the right way. Don't let it drag on and spin out of control. Plan for the alternative and call the agent's bluff. Apparently, notwithstanding his current trip to Siberia, Bobrovsky didn't like the weather reports for Edmonton in winter or their defense enough to risk a trade and so his agent quickly caved.
In the past we have been to ready to hand these kids big contracts before they prove a thing. I'm hopeful that Jarmo avoided this. We'll see what the final numbers look like.
Agreed. I think the way of using the media to be open about "other options" was very deftly handled, and a nice way to break through what looked like it had become a stalemate.
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