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#1 Plum

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:00 AM

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Mike Gillis meeting with media in NYC at 4 p.m. Wonder if anyone will ask his survival strategy if he trades Schneider instead of Luongo?

Wonder what it will be about?

Edited by Plum, 29 June 2013 - 11:01 AM.

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:02 AM

Eastern time or pacific time?
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:02 AM

Whaaaaat?
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:02 AM

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:02 AM

Wonder why he's in NY? Maybe it's about the assistant coaching job?
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:03 AM

Lapierre gets a 2 year $3.0 million deal.

Inb4Eklund.

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:04 AM

More of the same "process"
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:04 AM

Wonder why he's in NY? Maybe it's about the assistant coaching job?


The draft? lol
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:05 AM

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Let me guess:

Nothing of actual value or consequence will be said by Gillis. The guy trolls us hard.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:06 AM

Gonna trade himself for Sather and wash his hands of this madness.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:06 AM

The draft? lol

:lol: Or that

Oh man :picard:

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:06 AM

Does anyone know if MG called the press conference or if the media is just talking to everyone?
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:07 AM

1pm Pacific 4pm Eastern.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:13 AM

Interesting. How often does he call a press conference unless he has some pretty decent news?
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:14 AM

Jesus


point is he holds these pressers, call ins etc with the radio guys, and says nothing..

why bother? he should go do what i suggested
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:15 AM

Oh and he'll tell us ballard was moved for a 6th round pick and sock tape...

he needs a presser for that, since that's his big move before the draft
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:17 AM

I'm hearing Mike Gillis will be discussing all things about "The Process."

Stay tuned for more.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:17 AM

Yep,Gillis works the media and allows the media to do his dirty work.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:23 AM

Probably something about Utica Comets.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:26 AM

Play nice kids.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:26 AM

Probably something about Utica Comets.


As good a guess as any at this point.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:30 AM

MG: Good afternoon everyone, today I want to talk about the process of trading, drafting and waiving players. These processes are ongoing and we have had discussions through the entire process. When you have a good plan in place, the processes take care of themselves and today, we are looking at changing the process of putting the team together that will be on the ice next year. See you after the draft.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:32 AM

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canuck fans are so bitchy.....this could be an exciting time but cdc can't embrace this time without belly aching about everything.
gillis will do the best he can for the team.....forget mistakes made... every team makes them....even, we make mistakes....
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:34 AM

canuck fans are so bitchy.....this could be an exciting time but cdc can't embrace this time without belly aching about everything.
gillis will do the best he can for the team.....forget mistakes made... every team makes them....even, we make mistakes....


Amen ..
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:36 AM

will it be on tv
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:39 AM

canuck fans are so bitchy.....this could be an exciting time but cdc can't embrace this time without belly aching about everything.
gillis will do the best he can for the team.....forget mistakes made... every team makes them....even, we make mistakes....


This
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:39 AM

You want to be paid to be the captain,you take both the heat of the position in bad times and the accolades in good times:

Most surprising has been the revelation that Gillis feels a little persecuted in this market – that people have been out to get him since day one. For the most part, Gillis has led a charmed life in this town. He inherited a skilled team entering their prime and kept them together for under market rates. He has been openly and properly lauded for that – even though it essentially amounts to taking previous GM Dave Nonis’ car for a drive on cheap gas.

But other than that, most of his initiatives have failed. His trading record is best described as hit and miss. His drafting resume, to put it completely mildly and favourably, is still open for assessment. His forays into the free agent market have been failures with some rare exceptions (Dan Hamhuis and Jason Garrison).
So it is completely understandable that Gillis is now feeling the heat, from both within the organization and outside it. In the end, his team’s success, no matter how much of it accrues directly to him, has won him the opportunity to make things right.
As such, there has been talk from Gillis of another organizational “reset”, essentially an open plea for another five year mandate. But is that really necessary in this market? It shouldn’t require so much contemplation and hand wringing as to where to move the franchise next.
http://blogs.vancouv...ks-mike-gillis/
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:41 AM

Note the 'failure' parts when you are on your knees for poor,underpaid Mikey.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:41 AM

canuck fans are so bitchy.....this could be an exciting time but cdc can't embrace this time without belly aching about everything.
gillis will do the best he can for the team.....forget mistakes made... every team makes them....even, we make mistakes....


Well said, Joe.

It's supposed to be entertainment, people! Enjoy the ride!

These same people probably get upset by plot twists in stories too.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:42 AM

Any outlet carrying this presser live?
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