Thread: Larry Brooks: Rangers season already on thin ice
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10-24-2013, 06:42 PM
Steve Kournianos
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Some claim Sather didn't draft Hank, but let's say he was responsible. He obviiusly did not think that highly of him considering when he was drafted.

Thirteen years in, with a franchise spinning its wheels and not one definite young goal scorer in even the pipeline, and I am supposed to look upon him as even attaining a passing grade?
So Sather gets no credit for drafting and building around the franchises greatest goaltender?

Say what you want about state of affairs, but had Sather not drafted Lundqvist, we could be looking at the 15th straight year of not making the playoffs. The mediocrity between 2006 and today is far less painful than the horrors of the Jan Mertzig era.

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