Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/09/06 at 09:39 AM ET
"Some guys come with baggage," said Park, who, while noting Tibbetts's criminal past, remains a strong supporter of the 6-foot-1-inch, 210-pound forward who grew up in Scituate. "And I mean, baggage? He can use two porters. He's also got every bit as much talent as most NHL players." "It is what it is," said Chiarelli. "It's not a great [public relations] thing for us, but he'll be given a chance, like the rest of the candidates. This is something that Brad's group put in place, and we agreed to have it -- and we will." Chiarelli added, ``Everyone deserves a chance, generally speaking." The club, said Chiarelli, should have paid closer attention to the ``Be A Bruin" mission. "His rap sheet aside," said Chiarelli, ``I think he doesn't fit in the spirit of what was intended."more
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