There was a perception that there were huge odds to overcome, but I firmly believe I could have made the team," said Brendan Morrison. "My versatility would have been a huge bonus. It just boiled down to what the team wanted — what was the identity — and I'm a little surprised at the outcome.A little heartbreaking isn't it? I think it came down to money, but at this point, with Morrison seeking closure, I wonder what dialogue transpired (all along/if any). Alain Vigneault talked about the younger and grittier players getting the final spots. Follow the link for more.