Originally Posted by Jori
Am I wrong? Didn't Anaheim CHOOSE to not qualify Kariya after the 02-03 season, thus making him an unrestricted free agent? You live by the sword...you die by the sword. We know there is a fine line when it comes to loyalty in sports, but Anaheim took a chance that Kariya would stay for less money and it back-fired. If that makes him a traitor, then there are lots of traitors in sports.
I'm willing to guess that Kariya will get the Rob Blake treatment tonight in Anaheim. Should be a good game tonight. A nice night cap after all the great college hockey games this afternoon.
Please do not confuse educated fans with the details....