Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Eastern Conference > Metropolitan Division > New York Rangers
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2

John Davidson to St. Louis?

Closed Thread
Thread Tools
03-30-2006, 12:09 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Hoboken, NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 485
vCash: 500
John Davidson to St. Louis?

"Rumors out of St. Louis and Canada suggest Rangers broadcaster John Davidson will be the next Blues president, now that former Madison Square Garden president Dave Checketts and ex-MSG Network president Mike McCarthy have an agreement to purchase the club. Davidson said last night he has not been contacted and is not pursuing the post."


I think its strickly rumors. But thoughts?

SickNice is offline  
03-30-2006, 12:11 PM
Draft Guru
Registered User
Draft Guru's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Long Island
Country: United States
Posts: 6,935
vCash: 920
JD's been rumored to be a GM/President for numerous clubs over the last 15 years and hasn't left yet. I just don't see him leaving.

Draft Guru is offline  
03-30-2006, 12:12 PM
Hire Sather
Hire Sather's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Connecticut
Country: United States
Posts: 22,725
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Hire Sather
Not happening.

Hire Sather is offline  
03-30-2006, 12:21 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 177
vCash: 500
It seems to me these rumors always startaround the same time every year. Right around April 1st.

ArtVandelay is offline  
03-30-2006, 02:04 PM
Registered User
BigE's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: San Francisco, CA
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,476
vCash: 500
Would be a smart move for them - JD is a good hockey mind.

BigE is offline  
03-30-2006, 02:09 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Country: Finland
Posts: 105
vCash: 500
Send a message via MSN to streen1000
Well if any of you follow the NBA, two months ago i couldnt see Bryan Colangelo leaving the Suns for another GM job, especially to Toronto, but hey, that happened...

streen1000 is offline  
03-30-2006, 04:35 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Country: Ukraine
Posts: 1,621
vCash: 500
That rumour has been around ever since Checketts' group was linked to the Blues. Don't really know the history between Checketts and Davidson (other than that Checketts was with the Rangers org in the early 90's) but it is obvious that the two have alot of respect for each other. Therefore, if Davidson was going to make this type of move it would make sense that he would do it with someone he knows like Checketts. Actually believe that St. Louis would be the perfect place for JD. A team with good prospects with more to be added in this years draft. Done smartly (in other words not like Mad Mike did on the Island) that team should be able to build a solid nucleus for years to come.

JerseyRangers is offline  
03-30-2006, 05:06 PM
Registered User
rangerjoe's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 676
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by ArtVandelay
It seems to me these rumors always startaround the same time every year. Right around April 1st.
HAHA, not sure if you guys all remember the April Fool's trick Sam and JD played on Rangers fans/MSG Network viewers, but about 7 years ago JD had a fake announcement of he becoming the new GM of the Calgary Flames. If I recall, it was effective immediately and he couldn't pass up the opportunity and that the timing was right. It was done really well, I remember being bummed out and totally fell for it, as I'm sure most viewers did as well.


rangerjoe is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:07 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2015 All Rights Reserved.