I don't hate Samuelsson, just like I don't hate Hossa or Kopecky. The idea that you root for these guys as Wings and then suddenly they're complete garbage the day they choose or are forced to put on a different sweater is kinda fraudulent to me.
Sammy's comment wasn't arrogant or angry. He simply welcomed the matchup (what's he supposed to say?)
To his credit, you can think of a long list of former Red Wings (from Lapointe to Fedorov and beyond) who thought that they might be more productive playing a bigger role on a different team, but Sammy actually proved his point this year. I'm sure he hasn't forgotten that we revived his career, like we did for Cleary and countless others.
Good post, Well said. Nothing of note here folks....move along.
Edited by Pucks, 30 March 2010 - 02:45 PM.