Thread: Larry Brooks: Eight Steps To Fix Flunking Rangers
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04-13-2010, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Trottier View Post
Just an observation...

One reads this ^^^ every spring on the NYR board.

Then, come July 1st, like clockwork, NYR springs for big name, big $$$ saviors to rectify the issue.

Then the next spring comes around and those mercenaries bought from other teams are the topic of underachievement and disappointment. This has been the case for the most part since the late 1990s.

Seems to me that you have a solid pipeline and some dead weight. Why not focus on allowing the young talent to develop and try to rid the deadweight, if possible? Not replacing it with more of the same (bloated shiny UFA contracts).

But feel free to endorse repeating the approach that, for the most part, has been the M.O. of the Sather era. Just remember Einstein's definition of insanity.
Do you realize why we've never stayed the course? It's the product that is assembled season after season, or the product we fail to keep season after season. If we had a legit contending team w/ pieces in place we wouldnt be going through these make overs year after year. Sather neeeds to go.

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