Hockey Widow wrote:We have no idea that Schenn and a first were offered. Just rumour. I heard Kadri and a 1st. So which is it if anything?
The Brown Knight wrote:Simply put - Gillis made the best out of a bad situation caused by Bettman.
BurningBeard wrote:The Brown Knight wrote:Simply put - Gillis made the best out of a bad situation caused by Bettman.
I don't need to be RD to know that statement does not ring true.
Mondi wrote:Luongo was re-signed after getting lit up in back-to-back year by the Hawks.
IMO, he was never the same as a goalie in big games after '09 versus the Hawks. Yet, Gillis gave a player coming off two bad playoffs and in his 30s a 12-year-deal.
Mondi wrote:And he turned two good goalies (perhaps two great goalies) into 2 prospects and a checking centre.
Strangelove wrote:Well if they're prospects, how do you know they won't end up being better assets than "two good goalies"?