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10-28-2013, 03:24 PM
A guy with a bass
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Charlotte, NC
Originally Posted by
Bleed Ranger Blue
Its one thing that the owner is lazy and complacent. Its another thing regarding thats the same way Sather has run the team. And its an even worse matter when that attitude permeates the entire organization. People talk so much about the players being hungry -- its just as important for management.
I really don't think Sather is lazy or complacent at all. I just don't think he's that great at building a team without a huge offensive force to build it around. I mean, look at the team he built around Jagr. Look at the team he built around Gretzky. Those are the only two times he's ever had that kind of caliber of a player to build around and both times he built great teams (the Rangers one obviously had a very limited window due to Jagr's age). I think he would probably have built an awesome team around Crosby. Part of that is his own fault, since he never seems to draft that player either.
I don't think Dolan is lazy or complacent either. I think he's just disinterested.
Neither are good for this organization.
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