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O'Reilly's dad chirps Avs on Twitter

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08:29 AM ET 02.15 | Well, Brian O'Reilly didn't help move his son Ryan any closer to the Avalanche. In response to a person tweeting him today, probably over a question of "Will Ryan be back with the Avs?", @coachbri1 said this: "sorry the ave's (sic) don't want him or place value on what he brings. They practice external control boss management." A little later, he also tweeted this, unprompted: "Sure he loved it there and thought the fans were the best. So many great players the ave's dump because of their management style $$$$$." I called Brian after seeing that, and while he didn't want to say anything more publicly, it's fair to say he didn't back away from the comments. They're still there for everybody to see.

The Denver Post

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February 15, 2013  08:48 AM ET

Oh TnR you don't disappoint

February 15, 2013  08:49 AM ET

Another Lindros in the making? Nothing like having daddy fight your battles for you. And, how interesting would it have been if Twitter existed when Lindros was playing? Can just imagine the tweets his parents would have been sending.

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February 15, 2013  08:55 AM ET

FN Is just not even trying anymore....this is comical.

February 15, 2013  09:07 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

FN Is just not even trying anymore....this is comical.

Got that right.

February 15, 2013  09:10 AM ET

The life of Brian...and his son, Ryan.

February 15, 2013  09:10 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Another Lindros in the making? Nothing like having daddy fight your battles for you. And, how interesting would it have been if Twitter existed when Lindros was playing? Can just imagine the tweets his parents would have been sending.

Exactly what I thinking.

#Bonnie'sthequeenbeotchfromhell.

February 15, 2013  09:25 AM ET

Is there a mandate at SI that there HAS to be a new O'Reilly thread every day?

February 15, 2013  09:26 AM ET

I have to say, someone mention this yesterday too. Granted he plays for The Avs, but i really hadn't hear of him a whole lot...until T&R decided he was worth paying attention to
What is this, 4 threads in 3 days on this guy?

February 15, 2013  09:43 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Another Lindros in the making?

My thoughts exactly. And essentially with the same team involved...

I really, really hate twitter and twits who chirp.....

February 15, 2013  09:44 AM ET

In fact I really, really hate the word chirp and @ANYFRIGGINLOSER.....

February 15, 2013  10:15 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

My thoughts exactly. And essentially with the same team involved...I really, really hate twitter and twits who chirp.....

+10000000

February 15, 2013  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Stuff like "Hey @Flyersdoctors thanks a buttload for nearly killing our son!"

Exactly. But it wouldn't be that polite.

February 15, 2013  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

In fact I really, really hate the word chirp and @ANYFRIGGINLOSER.....

+10000

February 15, 2013  10:17 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Is there a mandate at SI that there HAS to be a new O'Reilly thread every day?

Flavor of the day, so to say.

February 15, 2013  10:57 AM ET

My son deserves more money! #proudpapa

February 15, 2013  10:59 AM ET

Sad to say, the O'Reilly saga is the only reason anyone is paying any attention at all to the Avs these days. I'm spending my money on the minor league team in town this season, and that's coming from someone who has been a life-long (50+ years...) hockey fan....

February 15, 2013  11:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

Sad to say, the O'Reilly saga is the only reason anyone is paying any attention at all to the Avs these days. I'm spending my money on the minor league team in town this season, and that's coming from someone who has been a life-long (50+ years...) hockey fan....

how far from Minor Leagues are The Avs these days?
we don't get much civerage here to begin with, now with the segregated season....bupkis

 
February 15, 2013  12:55 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Exactly. But it wouldn't be that polite.

True that... the phrasing would be a little more blue heh

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