Found September 06, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Jeff Blair of the Globe and Mail, And now along comes Kadri, who is under the mistaken impression that because the 22-year-old centre feels he was screwed around by the organization, it’s time to make it all back. At least, that’s the way it’s been allowed to be portrayed in the media. If Kadri isn’t taking to Twitter to “correct” information being dispensed by people who cover the team on a daily basis, or insiders with solid track records (such as TSN’s Bob McKenzie), he’s standing in front of microphones and cameras and breaking what at one-point was a self-imposed embargo. The Maple Leafs would be guilty of stupidity if they were they not leaking details of negotiations because, well, that’s the way these things go. It’s all about public positioning. Kadri has fussed about the inaccuracy of reports he wants John Tavares money (six years, $33-million U.S.) but even if those figures are skewed a bit, the mathematics of Kadri’s negotiations are fairly easy to ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Video- The John Tavares Workout

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.