“Vinny and I had a long conversation prior to our even talking about this … I know, I’ve coached him for so many years — my question was, Does he want to play? Is life too good? Because he’s made a lot of money. He’s been successful. He’s a good person. But I just wanted to make sure that he wanted to play. He’s ticked off. He was bought out. He has something to prove here. I think it’s a good situation on a one-year deal, and show us maybe for when another contract comes around. Some other people in the organization need to understand that too.”Brandon Dubinsky, you've been put on notice.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Tough Talk From Torts
John Tortorella spoke to Jeff Z. Klein over at the Times today and had this to say about the signing of Vinny Prospal: