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02-07-2010, 12:44 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyHigh View Post
I'm sorry, our GM in recent years has...

- Traded high picks for Jim Vandermeer and Jaroslav Modry.
- Refused to fire our pathetic head coach until it was too late.
- The Randy Jones debacle.
- Given out NTCs right and left which impairs our ability to make any kind of trade.
- Signed a goalie who's played less than 40 games in either of the previous 2 years and expected him to be our starter.
- Signed a backup who hasn't had success in more than 20 games for nearly a decade.
- Traded away high draft picks like they're candy.

I don't exactly have a high opinion of his GMing capability right now.

EDIT: I should add that it was a terrible market for goalies last year. Colorado, us, and EDM were the only teams that really needed one, Colorado went for Anderson, we went for Emery, EDM went for Khabibulin.

A smart GM would have realized the way the market looked and waited for Biron to back down.


Or signed Anderson and re-sign Knuble.

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