Found November 11, 2011 on The 6th Sens:
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Getting the best value from or for your assets is the principal objective for any business owner. In professional sports, it’s not much different. General Managers are essentially tasked with having to do the same things. Of course there’s the slight wrinkle of constantly having to balance these principles with the ultimate goal trying to win a championship but it all sounds pretty simple, right? Tell that to Darryl Sutter, Mike Milbury, Doug MacLean, Don Waddell or any other failed GM out there. Not to mention that the legions of fans, over-the-top media personalities (failed GMs are well represented here), condescending bloggers (hey-o!), pundits and hockey publications that are ready to drop trou and dump on every questionable transaction that an organization makes. For a ‘rebuilding' organization like Ottawa, there’s an interesting situation phenomenon going on: with perhaps the exception of Nikita Filatov, Craig Anderson or Bobby Butler, every player on the roster is perf...
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