Edited Aug 14 at 8:16
I guess I was sleeping the last 4 years:
Did the Sabres win the Stanley Cup during that time?
Did the Sabres make the playoffs every year the past 4 years?
Did the Sabres have a winning season every year I was sleeping?
I guess I need to check the records, I did not know O'Reilly won the Selke every year he was with Buffalo!
Oh wait! I just checked the Sabres finished last when he was on the team.
Wait Darren Dreger thought a first, young player and more was the fair price for O'Reilly https://www.gohabsgo.com/articles/darren-dreger-reveals-the-cost-to-land-ryan-oreill/
for what did Betterall settle Julius Bergman, Mikkel Boedker and round 6 pick in the 2020 draft?
Wait was I dreaming when I thought I heard O'Reilly said he quit on the team?
Was I dreaming that the Blues were in last place until Binnington became the starting GK.
So far he is the best GM since Scotty. I am sure some dumb sports writer will run Jason out of town as well as they did Scotty, if the team does not win the cup in 2 years.
Can we have him back in PIT plz
Well, well, well it takes someone who actually saw him build a championship team to recognize his value.
Yup, next summer he'll be free to sign anywhere.
If that is what you want, then it will be at least another 5 years before the team makes the playoffs.
Best GM we've had in a long time and looks miles better than half the bull**** that half the teams have as GMs. Everyone still wants to get rid of him.
Man, Buffalo fans are absolute spoiled brats.
I completely agree. Actually ignorant spoiled brats. It may take over 100 pts to make the playoffs in the east, but if the team misses the playoffs, then the season is a failure.
I'm being dramatic, just doesnt feel like anything is coming
Upgrading the defense with Montour, Jokiharju, Pilut, and Miller is nothing?
Getting the Amerks into the playoffs for the first time since I do not know, is nothing?
Getting Bales (one of the best GK coach) to tutor our GK is nothing?
Adding secondary scoring (Vesey, Sheary, Johansson) for a 3rd and 4th is nothing?
Cool so Regier and Murray own six of those eight playoff-less seasons. Murray blew most of those draft picks or moved them away for little (besides Reinhart).
Thank you, The team is headed in the right direction. It will miss the playoffs again, but it will be better.
Edit: He is very forward thinking solving problems before they happen, Do you all remember how DATM had to give up a 5th to get Nilsson when many Sabre GK were injured, well he signed Hammond before the season started. and added additional depth on defense and forward for nothing. That is why he is a good GM, he acts not reacts.
Edit: Scandella, Beaulieu, and Wilson did not work out as well as one would thing, Scandella cost nearly nothing, Ennis and a 3rd, Beaulieu same a 3rd and Wilson a 5th. Not even close to Gorges for a 2nd, Fasching and Deslauriers for 2 seconds and McNabb, and more I am sure you know.
The players he added far exceed the minor losses in those trades IMO.