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11-04-2013, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by SnowblindNYR View Post
Playing for an original 6 team is so overrated. Why does a 20 something give a **** about whether a team is an original 6 team? It's a soundbite that players say as one of the reasons they want to play for the Rangers, because it sounds a lot better than "they were offering the most money".
Don't get me wrong. I think the team that offers the most money is going to get the player 9 out of 10 times.

That said, if all things are equal, I think a player chooses to play for an O6 team.

What I like about hockey, at least from my own perspective and opinion is that hockey players and fans care a great deal about the history of the game alot more than do players and fans of other sports.

But yes, a younger player is going to take the money. But if the money and opportunity are the same, they are going with O6.

I 100% believe that.

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