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02-25-2012, 07:47 PM
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which is a good thing...


the concern I have is two-fold:

- will the spectre of a "meddling owner" scare away top-quality candidates?

- will Molson be willing to hire the type of leader who is the sole decision maker, or will he purposefully favour another meek individual that will accept to act as a puppet if told to?
I guess we'll have to wait and see what happens this summer. If the new GM is a media guy/organizational incest (like Houle in the 90s) it's probably not going to be a lot of fun following the team.

I really hope Gauthier was the one behind the Kaberle trade (which I did think was decent at the time) and Martin firing in December. Beyond ticket sales collapsing to Sunbelt levels there's nothing to hold a meddling owner accountable for their mistakes.

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