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01-22-2011, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by periferal View Post
How do you know it's not more of the Sens scouts who are excellent? Because I look at Murray's signings and trades and it's clear he's a bad GM. If anything I'd say the scouting staff deserves the credit there.

Besides even if he is a great drafted, why would you sell yourself short on getting a complete GM? I mean if you needed a new transmission, but your mechanic could only change your oil, would you continue to use him?

I mean really...
There are a lot of factors involved. Hindsight's fantastic, but the Gonchar signing at the time was an excellent move, the fact that he's playing like he is is shocking, hard to see that coming. Hard to take the time to dissect it on a trade by tradem signing by signing basis, but Murray did what he had to do with Heatley, the team looked charged after that, made the POs in 5th, then hit a brick wall this year. Hard to see any of that coming, really hard.

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