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Former Leafs Goalie Set To Hit The Market After Controversial Year

Published June 21, 2023 at 10:56

Controversial Season Highlighted by Pride Movement Boycott

This season witnessed a disheartening scenario as several players chose to stand against the pride movement. One prominent figure in this protest is soon to enter free agency.

James Reimer Bids Adieu to San Jose

The second tenure of James Reimer with San Jose lacked the allure of his first. Back in 2016, Reimer played a crucial role in leading the Sharks to an unprecedented franchise playoff run. However, his recent season was marred by controversy and backlash.

His public opposition to the pride movement sparked a media frenzy, and many fans expressed disapproval towards his antiquated and discriminatory views.

According to his agent, Reimer's departure from the Sharks was inevitable, as the team's priority is not that of an experienced goalkeeper anymore. The agent's explanation can be found in the tweet below:

Reimer: A Hot Prospect in Free Agency?

Despite the controversy, Reimer's availability is expected to stir the goalie market, given its current competitiveness. He is likely to catch the eyes of many.

As Read on HouseofHockey - Controversial Goalie Set to Hit Free Agency After Media Storm
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Former Leafs Goalie Set To Hit The Market After Controversial Year

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