Originally written October 24, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
Look, I have a very strong opinion about Bleacher Report and what it stands for, but I'm not going to waste my time writing paragraphs complaining about it. If you're interested in a detailed explanation of the journalistic shortcomings of Bleacher Report you can read about it here. But the purpose of me writing this article is to counter a particular blog post on Bleacher Report about the Michael Del Zotto situation. A Restricted Free Agent, Del Zotto remains unsigned. And there's no doubting that he is a very skilled player who contributed tremendously last season. At last report, Sather was playing hardball with an offer ranging in the area of $2.5M per year while Del Zotto wanted more than that. And according to Bleacher Report's Andrew Capitelli, Sather is "mishandling" the situation and justifies it with just about the worst argument possible. Let's break it down. "The Rangers defense has gotten one thing down: playing good defense...
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