Dominik Hasek bailed out on his Detroit teammates as assuredly as if he had declared himself D.B. Cooper, strapped on a parachute, asked the pilot of the team chartered flight to open the door, and then jumped and pulled the ripcord.
In that case, his teammates would have seen the parachute open, waved goodbye and said good riddance.
As it turned out, his return from retirement, while entirely legal, turned out to be every bit as much of a money grab as the famous parachutist's stunt ...
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