Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/6/12
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no senator’s son, son With apologies to Northwest Sports Beat colleague Riley Trottier, I’m going to rant. Cody Hodgson wanted out of Vancouver, on this there can be no debate. You can argue over the logic of the decision but the continued non-answers from Hodgson prior to the Sabres vs. Canucks game Saturday night is evidence enough that he doesn’t want to go on the record as denying a trade request. His agent meanwhile took to Twitter to confirm that meetings had taken place regarding Hodgson’s ice time as recently as three days before the trade. Don’t look for those tweets because they, along with month’s of Rich Winters’ tweets, mysteriously disappeared a couple of days ago. Especially considering the long rumoured rifts between Hodgson and the organization during his injury troubles, to believe that Mike Gillis up and traded Hodgson last Monday entirely on his own impetus is absolutely naive and absurd. Cody Hodgson asked for a trade You can claim
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