Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 07/04/12 at 04:03 PM ET
“AHHHHHHHHH!!! I am a madman. Oy, oy, oy. It’s hard to come to grips with. It was such a fun, great process. I can’t tell you, Chuck, Brent Flahr, both those guys, had a very aggressive plan, thought that it was possible, thought that we could do it. This wasn’t a kneejerk kind of thing. It was discussed as a possibility months and months ago and going back to last season, some of the moves we made last season were in preparation for this. We were hoping they’d become free agents. That’s how they think. They think long-term. This is a result of a very smart hockey ops department thinking long-term. A lot of people made this thing work. A lot of luck had to happen. Good things fell in our favor. And before we knew it, Monday night, My God, maybe we could get both. And it just started moving in that direction.”
-Minnesota owner Craig Leipold when asked “How does this feel?” by Michael Russo. More on the signings at Russo’s Rants.
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