its a bad list, i mean there must be something to this we are missing, the only other explanation is that gillis and company minds were blown when two guys they had ranked in the top 32 were still available in the 4th and 5th rounds.
There were some good picks in that list (Toffoli mid 2nd etc), most of it was solid but you would never know because of those reaches like McNally and Polasek would have been taken first.
In any case, any time an organization president has to publicly come to the defense of an individual scout does not say good things about his position in the org. I don't think they can their longest tenured employee, but I do think Delorme will not have strong influence going forward.
The whole 'we didn't get the right direction thing!' drives me nuts. If you fancy yourself an elite organization, the cogs in your machine drive the bus and get results in their responsible areas
Thanks for this - particularly the first tweet.
Jason Botchford @botchford
@StupidePuck @danthestatman Benning said he can fix it. Made no promise to keep anyone. Also said he's aware same scouts fed gillis same bs
Interesting if true. I imagine Gilman might have had something to do with telling Benning that. So maybe right off the hop they don't get the same leeway as they did when MG first got here...
ummm ever watched a strong man competition or UFC? The strongest men more often than not do not look toned or athletic. Bo Horvat has some pretty masculine looking features. His wide face and square jaw indicates high testosterone and that is often linked to athleticism. What might surprise some people is that Shinkaruk - who many describe as a twig - has similar features.
Is it weird how much the numbering on the jersey is bothering me?
No, its bugged me since the first time i saw it. Awful... It isn't hard to get the official lettering for canucks jersey and to have it done... You can get rockymountainsports on Ebay to custom make a legit Horvat one for $170 shipped to London. And to frame it to be hanged up for display, i think its a bit of a taboo.
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