Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 04/02/06 at 11:43 AM ET
The shock value of Robert Esche's week-old “writing on the wall'' comments has pretty much worn off, but the long-term effects could resonate around the Flyers for some time to come. Looking back on what amounted to a concession speech to rookie Antero Niittymaki, it's a bit perplexing that Esche would voice such an opinion when, at the time, there was still about a month to go in the season. Is Esche some sort of soothsayer, a prophet who's able to gaze into the future and predict that Niittymaki won't get hurt or suffer a downturn in his play?continued
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