Glen Sather Appreciation Thread
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03-01-2012, 07:56 AM
Join Date: Feb 2002
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Well done Slats for not trading for Nash at their asking price.
yes, but if the new Columbus GM picks up the phone and calls Sather at the draft and asks him if the offer that he did put through still stands, are you going to be still handing out kudos? Giving away 5 assets AND taking on a $7.8 cap hit for next 6 years?
As for his trades, yes more recently he has not done bad. Let's also not forget the how many assets were used up in trades for Lindros, Bure, Carter, Jagr. This is NOT all that long ago. Compile his meh record of drafting in teh 1st round and what do you get?
Look, I am as happy as anyone with the way the team is and the organization is. But let us not forget that during his rather long tenure now, the Rangers STILL have not developed a top-line forward and have only made it out of the second round twice. Oh, and have had quite an assortment of hidden millionaires in Hartford.
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