Rumor: (Lebrun) Is Subban being shopped?

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  1. mikeg

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    Interesting nugget from Pierre Lebrun in the The Athletic today:

    We heard the same denials from Bergevin right around the same time as well....
     
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    Seems like he isn't being shopped.
     
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    How is this a rumour? All LeBrun said is that Poile denied it. He didn't add any additional colour.
     
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    :laugh: Obviously he's being shopped. If he wasn't being shopped Poile wouldn't deny it. o_O
     
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    Sounds like nobody even wants the poor schlub.
     
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    This isn't a rumor and the answer is pretty clear
     
  7. mikeg

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    If Lebrun had to ask Poile, that means Lebrun heard something... therefore... he heard a... wait for it... rumor.
     
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    Didnt the Canadiens gm deny that he was gonna trade subban?
     
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    I've spotted a trend wherein hockey "journalists" start with a header saying a certain player is on the block. The only information in their following body paragraph is that the player has never been mentioned by anybody, the GM is denying it, and it wouldn't make sense for anybody cap-wise.
     
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    Remember that time when Poile confirmed to journalists he was shopping a player?
     
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    Read between the lines.
     
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    Yes, denial is confirmation. Wha?
     
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    Except the article doesn't even say that LeBrun asked him.
     
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    isnt this the third or fourth talking head to report it?
     
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    Except LeBrun's article about this subject, in the Athletic, possesses this title:

    "LeBrun: Predators GM David Poile makes it very clear P.K. Subban will not be traded"

    So....what's your point?

     
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    I didn't read the article, or look at the title.
     
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    And now you've discovered why some journalists are increasingly moving towards clickbait garbage :thumbu:
     
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    Rumor tag on this?
     
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    Well good on Pierre, but they started it:skull:
     
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    Lebrun wouldn't casually mention this rumor unless he had good insider information. He works for TSN and they just don't throw rumors out there like Eklund does.

    Subban makes plenty of sense for a team that has a player (a W or a C) with a big money contract going to NSH.

    It's an old cliche, but "where there's smoke there's fire" always.
     
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    Subban for Perry confirmed
     
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    Just TSN fishing for stories, leading up to July 1st.

    No hint of the Preds shopping Subban, Preds' own GM saying he's not shopping Subban.

    TSN: "Preds might move Subban?! Stay tuned, guys, and check out our trade board while you're at it!" :scared:

    :laugh:
     
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    So now when a GM says he's not shopping someone it actually means he is?

    This is some next level chess that I have to wrap my head around.
     
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    LeBrun worked for CBC, The Score, and Sportsnet in the span of about two years. Then he went to TSN. He's been everywhere. He's be of the best.
     

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