Mike Gillis Discussion Thread
View Single Post
03-04-2013, 01:40 PM
Join Date: Jan 2007
Originally Posted by
Poor asset management. Is that the expectation for the Canucks now? It's irrelevant that FLA waived him and TOR passed on him. They are hardly the models to emulate.
I don't share that opinion. Those teams were attempting to make the playoffs (in the case of one, failing badly but still they were making that attempt). Islanders had zero intentions of making the playoffs given their salary structure and management. They could afford to take a flyer on a player. It worked out for them - to a point (let's not talk like he's an allstar & getting points on a lottery pick team hardly means much).
Last edited by Barney Gumble: 03-04-2013 at
View Public Profile
Barney Gumble's albums
Find More Posts by Barney Gumble