Re: Bottom line why Seguin was sent packing
posted at 7/6/2013 8:32 AM EDT
In response to riptide757's comment:
With all major decisions like this there's never one specific reason for why but rather a combination of many reasons that play a part in the process be it in sports or life in general, and the combination of reasons in this case are very evident. was $$$ a factor? obviously after todays transactions.was the immaturity a factor? absolutely! as was the lack of production in the playoffs and lack of superstar potential capibility in arguably the biggest Stanley Cup match ever creating an ever lasting legacy as not being the superstar game breaker in the big game that all of us expected him to be. but the bottom line at the end of the day was the kids LACK OF BALLS! that dont fit Bruins hockey and i believe might have something to do with this
The hard part for Bruins fans is ackowledging the fact the kid is only 21 years old leaving us wondering how good he'll be when he finally does become a man. but if the hip condition that Seguin denies exists is a factor would he ever have lived up to expectations in the future? only time will tell.............I wish him luck in Dallas and thank the kid for his contributions in Boston.
And dont think for one minute Cam Neely's frustration with Tylers wimpy play didn't influence Chia's decision because it did bigtime.
Thorton - Kessel - Seguin - = one in the same?
On a side note: If anyone thinks Kessel and the Leafs are laughing they couldn't be more wrong. Kessel and the Leafs will be crying forever after losing a series like that and probabably never be able to over come a choke job that massive...........
I don't mean to tear apart your post rip because I know you put a lot of time into it but since you put it out there I'll make a few comments.
First, regarding his "lack of superstar potential" in the SCF this year I don't think that is what the team's expectations were for him, evidenced by the fact that he was on the 3rd line. No doubt his production was low, but he had his chances but just diddn't finish. If the team's expecation was for him to be a superstar, he would have been on the first line. And the part of TS having a "lack of balls" and "wimpy play" really doesn't carry much weight because when they drafted him they knew what they were and weren't getting. It's not like he was going to change his style of play just because he was in Boston.
At the end of the day, you are right - there were probably many factors that came into play when PC made his decision and you listed many. But the one main, deciding factor was probably PC's answer to this question: "Is my team the best it can be with 6 more years of Tyler Seguin?" We all know what his answer was.