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08-29-2013, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Jersey Girl View Post
I think you're severely overvaluing the effect of how nice a city is that a player plays in.

The Wings have had plenty of free agent signings over the years, including Stephen Weiss this summer. I'm sure for the kind of money he's being paid Weiss will find a beautiful place to live in the Detroit area.

It's not like Hank lives (or probably has ever stepped foot in) the worst areas of New York...Hunts Point, Bed-Stuy, etc. His salary affords him a posh place to live, just like it would in any other city.
Bed-Stuy? A bad area? Houses have sold there for over $2 million this year. But, over all I agree with you--where a player plays is secondary to the team he's on.

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