More of Ritch Winter's twitter comments re: Hodgson trade here: https://twitter.com/#!/HockeyAgentDadQuote:
@HockeyAgentDad Ritch Winter
"No. I just find speculation fascinating. We didn't demand trade. Cody had a great meeting with Alain on Sat. Trade was a surprise...."
"Cody loved Vancouver, the vanc fans and the city. Team had different goals than Cody. The trade supports that. But it was a surprise."
"Now we did ask for more ice time..."
I also asked him if he could clarify what he meant by "Team had different goals than Cody. "
This was his reply: