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01-13-2013, 10:14 AM
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Gillis has shown to be a very shrewd GM.
- Acquiring Booth for Sturm and Samuelsson.
- Picking up Higgins and Lapierre on the cheap.
- Great extensions for Henrik, Daniel, Burrows, Kesler, and (IMO) Luongo.
- Acquiring Ehrhoff for nothing.
- Signing Malhotra, Samuelsson, and Hamhuis on the FA market while avoiding bad contracts.
- Signing Lack and Tanev.
IMO he's a top-tier GM.
Gillis had his best players handed to him. Why should people not give Burke credit for winning a cup, yet give Gillis so much credit for not doing so? If it wasn't for Burke and Nonis' moves, Vancouver would be nowhere.
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