Thread: On the Radio: Bob Gainey now with the team
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12-24-2011, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by waffledave View Post
Pierre and Geoff Molson are best friends...

And I was skeptical as to whether he would accept the job, but apparently on 990 they asked him and he said "if you are handed the keys to the greatest franchise in the world, you cannot say no".

Pierre did say the Price pick was a little strange, but not because Price is a bad player. At the time we had Theodore and Halak in between the pipes...We had no centres, and he had said we should draft either Brule or Kopitar, or Marc Staal. Brule was a really good player but it was injuries that ruined his career...Hard to predict those.
Being the owner's friend doesn't mean they want to make you the GM. Guys like Geoff Molson didn't get where they are by hiring all their friends in key positions. McGuire has no experience in player personnel and his track record as a braodcaster is as a blowhard taht uses terms to try and make himself look smart. If he is hired as GM I will instantly start cheering for another team.

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