Due to the San Jose Sharks' rather inconsistent and disappointing 2011-2012 season which resulted in a first-round playoff exit, there have been rumors surrounding the job security of GM Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McClellan.
Now, I don't know about Todd McClellan. The Sharks fired Ron Wilson (and hired McClellan) in 2008 after failing to win the Stanley Cup despite a dynamic roster. Now, with that dynamic roster still intact, McClellan has yet to produce that championship in his time as head coach.
Whether or not Todd McClellan should be fired is still up in the air. But one thing seems certain to me: despite all the rumors and speculation, GM Doug Wilson's job is safe.
Let me explain.
I would compare Doug Wilson to Billy Beane, the GM of the Oakland Athletics who was portrayed by Brad Pitt in the movie Moneyball.
They are similar in that Wilson and Beane are two of the best GMs in their respective leagues to not win a championship.
Beane had his be...