Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/01/14 at 06:02 PM ET
from Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News,
It was a 12-word mini-manifesto, offered in a staccato bite for maximum impact.
"I want players that want to play here," Sharks general manager Doug Wilson told me, "not just live here."
That was pretty much all Wilson chose to say in our phone conversation last week, and really, it was all Wilson had to communicate.
When he said the words, I actually stopped and asked if he meant to say what I think he just said.
So Wilson repeated: "I want players that want to play here, not just live here."
OK then. That's a very different tone than we've heard from Wilson after past Sharks playoff disappointments, and this time he definitely meant it to be different.
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