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05-16-2008, 02:59 AM
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Originally Posted by frozenrubber View Post
In the grand scheme of things, Sather ended up being right. Tom Poti in the long run was the better player. By no means am I his biggest fan, but Poti will play in the NHL for the forseeable future. But if you're a fan of the Swiss league, you'll have a favorite player in Mike York.
I thought that this was an "Underachiever" thread. Mike York has been anything but underachiever in Ranger blue. In fact, he was an overachiever. Nobody expected a 7th rounder to be a regular, let alone lead the team in goals in his rookie year.

While Tom Poti is a better hockey player, he fits perfectly into the underachiever category. He had only 1 good offensive season, his defensive side has been a chronic problem and he was a 3rd pairing defenseman, while being paid like a top 4.

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