Found July 08, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
“I don’t want to mislead you. Ryan Suter is a great hockey player. We wanted him on our team, and we’re disappointed he chose to go in a different direction. “It’s not the death knell to the Nashville Predators. It challenges us.” “I’ve seen ‘spending and acquiring’ win. I’ve seen ‘spending and acquiring’ not win. I’ve seen ‘shed — low payroll’ and pretty good success. The conclusion there is there’s no magic formula, and it has been proven time and time again. It’s not what you spend, it’s how you spend.” Nashville Predators CEO Jeff Cogen.  More from Josh Cooper of The Tennessean.
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