ClamRussel wrote:David Clarkson
I second that. Whatever it takes. Goal scoring asshole? Exactly what we need!
Gillis wants to make a bold move ... sign Clarkson. Cap space will be a problem but if he gets a buyout or two, deals Luongo, etc. He can make it happen.
What I find interesting about Clarkson is that he was never drafted yet had a very succesful season. This is why unless you draft in the top 3 positions you don't know what your going to get and it is all about player development within the system.
Another HUGE reason why I am glad AV is gone, he is not a coach who can develop a player. I dont this put this all on him as the NHL coach needs to be in sync with the AHL coach and work together but the responsability lies on AV. Last season when we had the division wrapped up Feb we never once saw time increased for the young guys or even give them a chance.
I hope the new coach does a better job on this.
I also have very little belief in how teams are ranked for prospects, the way some of the prospects are ranked is worse that how TSN decides the power rankings of the NHL teams.