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Take Town: Cleaning the glass

One of the big reasons I do this job, of just saying what my opinions are about hockey, is that I am not what you'd call a "corporate guy."

There are a lot of them. They love going to work and being in meetings and all that stuff. I don't have the brain for it. If I'm in a meeting and someone asks a question, I feel like they're asking the teacher to give us a little more homework. "Aren't we all just trying to get out of here? No?"

So maybe I'm just not the right guy to have this opinion, but I feel like if you are very publicly negotiating with your extremely successful coach in the middle of a playoff run, that's not good from an HR and team morale standpoint.

You hear so much in this sport about how dumb little things are distractions that take away from the team's sole focus which can be

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