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by Paul on 06/24/08 at 08:02 AM ET
from Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
Rick Curran, who represents Roberts—a veritable folk hero in his season-plus with the Penguins—said yesterday that Roberts will continue playing, but not in Pittsburgh.
“He very much enjoyed his time there,” Curran said. “But he understands that Ray [Shero, the Penguins’ general manager] has a number of items on his agenda that would take priority.”
added 7:59am, from Empty Netters,
We can’t recall any player in Penguins history or even Pittsburgh sports history quite like Gary Roberts. We don’t remember fans falling in love so deeply with a player in such a short period of time. Sure people adored Mario Lemieux or Sidney Crosby right off the bat but that was because they were proclaimed saviors of the franchise in one way or another.
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