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Benning's Failure as GM (Discussion)

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Just now, Warhippy said:

Wait...so you're saying Bennings failing is because he keeps trying to get his team into and stating his goal is to be in the playoffs?  Therefore holding on to assets until at or near the TDL; assets with NMCs and NTCs, to facilitate that goal instead of trading them...

 

Ok then.

Thx buddy, you are a fresh of breath air, amongst the smell of garbage ;) 

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@janisahockeynut's failure as a poster...

 

So you want a team to decide by December if they want to acquire players or trade players away? 26/30 teams would be dumb to do that as all but a couple of the top teams and couple of the worst teams in leagues would know by then their chances of making playoffs.

 

LA wasn't going to trade for Miller unless Budaj failed them, they didn't even wanna pay the paltry asking price for Pavelic. Stars have shown a total disregard for trying to upgrade their crease.

 

We did honestly have a chance at the playoffs, you can't ask a team to just wholesale start moving players for the sake of moving players, besides, there wouldn't be a large market for them anyways as most teams wouldn't know where they might land.

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CDC is warming up to the idea this guy is a bust, because these topics are hanging around much longer then they were in the last couple years.

Here one:  What identity or vision are they appearing to have to players in the NHL or lower leagues?  

Who would come here on their own FREE WILL, aside from being overpaid or second chance at the NHL???

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I will give him until Wednesday before I rip on him.

Nothing like waiting until the deadline, right JB?! 

Refool. 

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There are words that comes out of his mouth to satisfy the casual fan who doesn't know who 88 is, and then there is the part of him that realizes the situation we are in and asked everyone for their list of teams they'd be traded to this week.

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3 minutes ago, Solinar said:

I think it is a little early to really decide if Benning is a bust or not.  He's been handcuffed with numerous NTCS, NMC, and contracts signed from the previous regime.  Those are all off the books after next season.  3 years from now if the team is still middling at the bottom, is when I'll call for his head.   As is, keep drafting, developing and trying to win.

Could we all say he was a great GM if he unloaded at least some of those contracts? Maybe. Quinn would have've found a way to trade those guys, you can bet on that. 

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3 minutes ago, gerry35 said:

No people aren't warming up to him being a bust, the normal people are starting to stay away from here more because of the constant negativity of the me, me, me generation who want's results instantly.

As apposed to what?

Going into the draft with fewer picks than is ideal for a rebuild? 

 

 

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2 minutes ago, Warhippy said:

Wait, you mean the people who wanted a tank and the rebuild the most aren't willing to actually wait 3 to 5 years for an actual rebuild to happen.

 

Well wonders never cease :lol:

Why should it have to wait to happen?

 

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