I really miss Wildcats. Place went downhill when it changed over to Coyote Ugly.
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No question the Toronto media is unbearable. For that reason alone I suspect Toronto is on as many no-trade lists as Winnipeg. Perhaps Kessel's baggage is only related to that, but the way that team caved last year after the new year I'm pretty sure that can't be laid at the feet of the media. And Kessel (along with Kadri and Phaneuf) is a perceived leader. To go from a playoff spot to drafting 4th overall takes some serious doing. Now perhaps Toronto told their players to do that, but then why move a sniper like Kessel? He's a hell of a hockey player and we're about to find out how much was the media.
Regarding Kessel's perceived baggage, I hear it's every bit the Toronto Media... He will never be the team's "face" here obviously so that takes some burden off him. Malkin's always said he liked the fact he wasn't the first people came over to in the locker room. Maybe the change of scenery will be good for helping us on the Kessel Run? That's one.
I think you mean revenue is largely driven by the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Rogers/Sportsnet TV contract.
Please someone help me make sense of this.
I'm afraid this thread is just going to devolve into the "Jeff tries to keep his expectations in check" thread these next three weeks...
#mnwild #dubnyk4vezina #dubnyk4hart #suter4norris #brodin4ladybyng #koivu4selke #parise4messier
Ok, now you've become delusional. Dubnyk is playing very, very well. But the wheels may fall off sooner than you'd like. It may not be until next year, but the Vezina and Hart trophies are year long trophies, not last third of the season stuff. Even still, I'd say Price is ahead in both.