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Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby murphydump55 on Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:58 pm

Thoughts?
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Rylan on Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:59 pm

Congrats.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby topshelf on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:03 pm

Well deserved.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby wondermoose on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:04 pm

Well, he did pick up Jarome Iginla, Brendan Morrow, Doug Murray, and Jussi Jokinen at the trade deadline for nothing they needed/wanted. Doesn't matter the outcome - it was a beast of a feat.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Tico Rick on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:07 pm

Not to mention picking up Vokoun and making lemonade out of lemons with the Staal situation.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby murphydump55 on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:07 pm

wondermoose wrote:Well, he did pick up Jarome Iginla, Brendan Morrow, Doug Murray, and Jussi Jokinen at the trade deadline for nothing they needed/wanted. Doesn't matter the outcome - it was a beast of a feat.


Plus Sutter and Vokoun.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby wondermoose on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:09 pm

murphydump55 wrote:
wondermoose wrote:Well, he did pick up Jarome Iginla, Brendan Morrow, Doug Murray, and Jussi Jokinen at the trade deadline for nothing they needed/wanted. Doesn't matter the outcome - it was a beast of a feat.


Plus Sutter and Vokoun.


I'd put those as the cake then the deadline deals as the cherries. Right you are.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Wjsan on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:13 pm

Congratulations Ray! Now sign Letang and Duper!
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby topshelf on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:15 pm

wondermoose wrote:
murphydump55 wrote:
wondermoose wrote:Well, he did pick up Jarome Iginla, Brendan Morrow, Doug Murray, and Jussi Jokinen at the trade deadline for nothing they needed/wanted. Doesn't matter the outcome - it was a beast of a feat.


Plus Sutter and Vokoun.


I'd put those as the cake then the deadline deals as the cherries. Right you are.


And he locked up Sid and Neal to great deals.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby The Snapshot on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:15 pm

I can't see why it would have even been close. He put a team together that should have won it all. He inherited the head case Franchise goalie so no blame there - AND he signed the guy who saved our bacon when he flaked out against the Isles.

The Staal trade was genius. Getting the 4 bodies for the playoff run with nothing subtracted from the roster was evil genius stuff.

I heard Elliot Friedman on the XM NHL channel today and he basically said that Shero showed more guts staying with Bylsma and then locking up Malkin than any other GM. His stance was firing Bylsma would have been easy and way to keep the rust off of Shero's rep. He lauded him for having Crosby and Malkin, who he referred to as two generational talents, locked up on their 3rd deal for $800K more than this past season's cap hit for them.

I only wish he could be a player coach who was as good at those roles as he is in his current gig. We'd go undefeated.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Sarcastic on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:31 pm

Definitely deserved. Congrats.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:32 pm

Congrats and well deserved
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby penny lane on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:37 pm

The Snapshot wrote:I can't see why it would have even been close. He put a team together that should have won it all. He inherited the head case Franchise goalie so no blame there - AND he signed the guy who saved our bacon when he flaked out against the Isles.

The Staal trade was genius. Getting the 4 bodies for the playoff run with nothing subtracted from the roster was evil genius stuff.

I heard Elliot Friedman on the XM NHL channel today and he basically said that Shero showed more guts staying with Bylsma and then locking up Malkin than any other GM. His stance was firing Bylsma would have been easy and way to keep the rust off of Shero's rep. He lauded him for having Crosby and Malkin, who he referred to as two generational talents, locked up on their 3rd deal for $800K more than this past season's cap hit for them.

I only wish he could be a player coach who was as good at those roles as he is in his current gig. We'd go undefeated.


Amen & Alleluia
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby bigkam on Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:45 pm

If he's smart enough to at least move Letang this off-season, he might be GM of the century.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby npv708 on Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:22 pm

Clearly this award was voted for before he signed Bylsma to an extension.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Rylan on Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:25 pm

npv708 wrote:Clearly this award was voted for before he signed Bylsma to an extension.


Yea or otherwise he might have been the only one getting votes. :slug:
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby pens2005 on Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:27 pm

Wjsan wrote:Congratulations Ray! Now sign Letang and Duper!


There's just no way Letang is coming back. It just can't happen.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Geezer on Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:07 pm

murphydump55 wrote:Thoughts?

Should have a re-vote after keeping discoduck as coach.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Gaucho on Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:08 pm

topshelf wrote:Well deserved.
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby offsides on Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:12 pm

Wjsan wrote:Congratulations Ray! Now sign Letang and Duper!


:pop:
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Re: Shero wins GM of the year.

Postby Desiato on Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:18 pm

murphydump55 wrote:Thoughts?


- deport mario; distribute assets to LGP members
- fire shero
- fire db
- amnesty sid and geno
- sign letang to whatever he wants and build the franchise around him
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