Found February 20, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
Prior to this afternoon's game against the New York Islanders -- remember, it's a 1pm start -- owner Eugene Melnyk made an appearance on the Fan 590 talking with Roger Lajoie. (Who incidentally also happens to be the Executive VP of Melnyk's St. Mike's Majors.) To listen to the appearance itself, you can check it out on the Fan 590's website. Nevertheless, I've transcribed Melnyk's comments below. As always, my comments are in bold. Q: You must be pretty pleased with your team in terms of what the expectations for your team coming into the season, right? A: I think at the start of the year, we thought at the very least that we would not come in dead last. That was plan A. A lot of people and a lot of sportswriters and media were calling for us to come in 14th or 15th in our Conference and I just didn’t think that was right at all. We were a little better than that. We started off a little slow. That was painful for everyone and the next thing you kn...
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