Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/25/13
But to What Exact End? Mike Gillis was up to his busy body old self on Wednesday, signing Jordan Schroeder, Yann Sauve and most importantly for the present, and future of this club, Dale Weise. If this signing, much like every other one Gillis has made to this point in the offseason has you thinking #boldmoves, you should feel just a little more than validated in said feelings. Taking a player like Dale Weise to arbitration, which the Vancouver Canucks would have been forced into doing were it not for the swift contractual hand of GMMG, is just a little too risky for my liking. That’s Big in the Dutch League Can you even imagine the salary that Weise would command if this process had lasted to the arbitration hearing? Hell, can you even imagine Gillis and Laurence Gilman coming out of that meeting as the same men they were before it? Usually it is the player who has to listen to the critiques of the coaching staff and management, as the two sides battle for pennies on the dollar be...
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