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Adam wrote on Tue, 20 September 2022 10:28

One more comment on this - a friend of mine said yesterday that the Oilers now have an accused rapist on a tryout, trying to make a team to play alongside an accused assaulter of women, on a team run by a guy who set up a fund to cover up rape allegations for Team Canada and owned by a guy who's had a couple of accusations of sexual impropriety, including most recently when he was "buying movie ideas" from a teenager.

Safe to say that the team's image isn't exactly great right now. It's hard for us die-hards to move on from the team, even with all that, but man - they have to be losing casual fans, especially female ones through this callous disregard.

You're playing games with language to further your point disingenuously. If you're going to say he's an accused rapist you should also say he was acquitted... unless you're intentionally spoiling the well.

At this point I think it's time for you and your friends to put up or shut up. Vote with your dollars. Personally I don't think hockey fans are hockey fans because they have a side passion for vigilante justice. Maybe some are but I have a feeling most are hockey fans because of the hockey.

Now, if you're saying he's not a good enough hockey player and the baggage is another negative, fine. But this feels like a pompous witch hunt.




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