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Rue De Rumeurs: Fischler Asks -- What is Going on in Tampa?
Would the Canadiens ever have considered a trade for Maurice Richard? Not a chance in heaven, so, what on earth is going on in Tampa? How to get better in Calgary & plenty of nuggets in Here & There?
Would the Montreal Canadiens ever have considered a trade for Maurice (The Rocket) Richard?
Not a chance in Heaven, or on St. Catherine Street West, or in The Toe Blake Tavern.
So, what on earth is going on in Tampa Bay where the Lightning high command is treating Bolts icon Steve Stamkos is like an alien from HC Planet Mars.
The captain of two Stanley Cup champions, this fall Stammer expected GM Julien BriseBois to launch negotiations for a new Double S contract. Instead, Stevereeno got an N.G. on his request and then had the temerity to tell the persistent press that he was "disappointed."
Next came the buzz that Stamkos' once "untouchable" status is rather touchable these days.
Would the New York Yankees ever have put Joe DiMaggio or Yogi Berra or Mickey Mantle in a similar position? Not a chance…
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