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Your! Call: Should Alfredsson bear the brunt of fans' anger?

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TSN.ca Staff
7/6/2013 9:06:35 PM
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Senators fans in Ottawa are still getting over the shock of the departure of their long-time captain, Daniel Alfredsson.

In fact when the Detroit Red Wings visit the Senators next season, you can likely expect one of the toughest tickets that the franchise has ever seen.

But in the meantime, there seems to be an appetite to direct some blame - any blame - for having Alfredsson end up in a Red Wings uniform.

So it's Your Call: Who should bear the brunt of fans' anger in Ottawa?

Should the anger be directed at general manager Bryan Murray for not getting a deal done long before Alfredsson hit the market?

Should it be to Senators owner Eugene Melnyk?

Or should some anger be directed to Alfredsson himself, for originally saying that he would come back to Ottawa but ultimately leaving for what he described as a better chance to win a Stanley Cup?

Perhaps the blame can be shared between all three - Murray, Melnyk, and Alfredsson.

Or in the end, is there no blame to go around at all? Is it just the business of hockey involving a 40-year-old player who is trying to make one of the last decisions of his playing career?

It's the end of an era for the Ottawa Senators - should it be Alfredsson who bears the brunt of fans' anger?

It's Your Call!



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