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12-11-2010, 07:52 PM
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MarkGio
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For one, PM is a Iggy-hater. He has all these great things to say about other players except Iginla. Even when Crosby scored the gold-winning goal, PM barely acknowledged that Iggy did all the hard work to make that goal happen. I think PM's judgment is limited. He gives praise to every young player on a given team, as if being young makes you inherently great at hockey. The only veterans that gets praise from PM is Nik Linstrom and Rafalski. He hates veterans for some reason. A good GM needs to be indifferent, whereas PM is loud n proud about every single opinion, like Don Cherry. That attitude is great for entertaining television, but not for negotiating with other GM's about a trade.

If PM was in charge right now, he'd trade all of our players away for 5th rounders (including Iggy) because he thinks that great players are young undrafted players, and every other GM in the league would be laughing. I don't want another Brian Burke or Don Cherry in this league grabbing a camera to express every little thought.

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