Mad City Mike wrote:The GM has failed for 10 years to draft and develop plays. That is reason enough to can him. The GM constantly fires coaches, thus ruining the continuity you crave. That is reason enough to fire him.
Madden is 100 percent right.
well, you disagree, which means youre full of it.
there are others, and more are coming. dixon and filewich for example.
nah, there drafting and developing is fine.
PensInAz wrote:MrKnowNothing wrote:Malone and the amatuer scouting staff is fine as far as I'm concerned.
Artie is a scout now, isn't he? I thought that he was, just can't remember for sure.
Tocchett- im going to start calling you browneyes.
You never, ever believed in Armstrong and you know it, so quit LYING and admit it.
Shinoix wrote:People, the last GOOD player that we developed was Jagr...aside from that, can someone please name a very good player that we've devloped? Keep in mind that we've been near the bottom since around 98...so that's 6 years of decent picks in drafts.
We haven't had anyone come up through the organization and have an impact on the league. Fleury? Crosby? Whopdi doo, they're number one picks! That's not hard!
Where have we developed a player? Koltsov? Dome? Kraft? Morozov? Bergkvist? Chris Wells? Aubin? Hillier?
The one player I'll give them is Malone..he's coming around now, and proved last year that he's a decent player...ONE!!
Here's 4 other players that the Pens have drafted since 91 that have had an impact on the NHL....Naslund, Straka, Ference, and Richard Park....guess what they all have in common? They're no longer Pens!!
Naslund was dealt for the stupidest reason, Straka was let go and is having a great season, Park is a regular player on the Canucks, and played well with the Wild too, and Ference is a regular player on the Flames.
Want to know what else they all have in common? They're all playing a regular shift for TOP TEAMS!
....still think we know how to develop and draft players? Give me a break!
Jesse wrote:While I agree that someone needs to be held accountable for the recent play of this team and the disasterous effects of the attempt at icing a formidable team...
there weren't many of you who were complaining in the offseason...
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