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06-12-2006, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Bring Back Bucky
The guy was a lawyer, for heavens sake. His good ol boy potty mouth thing doesn't change the fact that he's a very smart guy. By training, education and common sense he would have had a very keen understanding that he was not acting in the best interest of his supposed masters. This makes his misdoings more shameful still.
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06-12-2006, 04:25 PM
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just what he did to Bobby Orr alone should be enough.

The Bruins offered him a 5 percent stake in the Bruins, and Eagleson told the Bruins no w/o Orr's knowledge until later in his career.
Eagleson is a friggin criminal.
It's partially Orr's fault. According to Don Cherry, the Bruins told Orr they wanted to talk to him directly, but Orr said no and told them to talk to Eagleson. If only he had listened to the Bruins, he may not have been taken to the cleaners.

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