Found May 06, 2013 on Goon's World:
"Whether you think we’re embellishers or not doesn’t take away the fact those 2 guys are doing it as well. Forget about the past." - Bieksa — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) May 6, 2013 This is funny stuff, apparently, Vancouver Canucks Defenseman Kevin Bieksa is accusing the San Jose Sharks of embellishing and head snapping. You can't make this stuff up. Seriously! This is coming from a guy that has on it's team roster such clownish buffoons as Alex Burrows, and Maxim Lapierre. Let's not forget that the roster also includes accomplished divers Henrick and Daniel Sedin and Ryan Kessler. This is way too funny. Maybe Bieksa should worry about his own team first. More Bieksa: “Those are 2 Canadian guys who are supposed to be playing the game with integrity. Maybe our team has to do more of that.” — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) May 6, 2013 (This stuff is gold.) Bieksa: “Couture has been snapping his head back. This isn’t my opinion. The evidence is in the video.” — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) May 6, 2013

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