Originally Posted by bigtoughguy
It's a nice quote to read from Neil Sheehy
about Fotiu but it's kind of basic rhetoric for us outsiders. These guys are a brotherhood, a fraternity and they rarely throw each other under the bus. They are extremely loyal to their teammates even years later. They are like brothers, warriors of the ice. You can't expect Sheehy to say anything controversial or critical about Fotiu who was pretty much a shell of himself post Rangers and even late stages of his Rangers career as evidenced by the Joe Paterson
I have talked to ex tough guys and they always take the high road when talking about teammates or ex rivals. First and foremost they are a brotherhood of lion kings and we're just squirrels trying to find a nut.
You're absolutely correct, the Fotiu in Calgary was an old Fotiu, past his prime as a fighter. I think the Fotiu we saw in Calgary was living off his well earned reputation.