Lets recap Gillis's major contributions so far.
-Trading for Ehrhoff.
-Signing of Hamhuis.
-Trading for Higgins and Lapierre
-Re-Signing of Burrows at a discount.
-Signing of Tanev
-Re-Signing of Luongo to longterm contract after his first playoff meltdown against Chicago
-Trading Of Michael Grabner (and hence commitment to Mason Raymond) and a first round Pick(Howden) for Ballard and his bad contract
-Trading for David Booth and his bad contract
-Trading Cody Hodgson/Sulzer for Zack Kassian/Grags.
-Signing of Marco Sturm
-Not attempting to re-sign Willie Mitchell who you almost certainly would have re-signed here at a discount if the Canucks showed any interest in him.
-not one of his draft picks is playing in the NHL besides Cody Hodgson.
-signing of Mats Sundin
-trading a 2nd round pick for Steve Bernier
-trading a 3rd round pick for Andrew Alberts
Now Just the Facts
Lets see the part of this years Final Team Gillis inherited
D,Sedin, H.Sedin, R.Kesler,A.Burrows, M.Raymond,J.Hansen.
Luongo and Schneider
We have our top 6 regular season scorers on this list (Sedins,Kesler,Burrows,Edler and Bieksa) as well as our two very good goalies.
These players accounted for 148 of our 249 Goals this season and 7 of our 8 Playoff Goals.
Lets see the part of this years team Gillis actually created
Booth,Pahlsson,Lapierre,Higgins,Malholtra,Weise,Kassian,Ebbett,Volpatti and Bitz
Gragnani,Rome,Alberts,Ballard,Hamhuis and Tanev.
These players combined for a total of 1 Goal in the playoffs and 76 of our 249 Goals in the Regular Season.
Edited by gradin123, 23 April 2012 - 01:43 AM.