Bryan Murray Appreciation Thread

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  1. Denny47

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    i know hes done some retarted things, the Kelly trade broke my heart :cry:

    but i think this guy deserves some credit, he's starting to give me more hope with this Anderson trade :nod:
     
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    People may not agree with everything he does, but no one can deny how great of a hockey mind he has. I'd like to see him come back next year if he doesn't retire.
     
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    LOL.

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  4. PeterSidorkiewicz

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    I wanted to be the first one to "lol" in this thread.

    Anyway, lol.
     
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    ....wut
     
  6. NyQuil

    NyQuil Not Steve Yzerman

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    There are some people around here with strong opinions on the man.
     
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    Looks like everyone not named Karlsson, Lehner or Spezza is available for trade. I think even the janitor is getting nervous.
     
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    Alfie??...:rant:, that could this turn into the Bryan Murray Sucks Thread

    then again, if Alfie wants out...you HAVE to trade him :(
     
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    This trade gives me the impression Murray will be around for a rebuild in some capacity.
     
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    I like what he has done, nearly half of the team will be somewhat new next season. It needed to be done. Well done Murray. Major culture change was needed in Ottawa, and it looks good so far.
     
  13. Berserker*

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    Where the **** did this Murray come from and where has he been the last two years? Murray is ****ing killing these last few trades, if only he had been making trades this good when he started as the GM, imagine what could have been. Murray is on fire right now, and I hope he can work some magic and get some kind of good return for Kovalev and Kuba.
     
  14. Melnyk is the reason people have not seen this Murray. The guy didn't forget what he was doing over night.
     
  15. PeterSidorkiewicz

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    He's selling off assets for picks, it doesn't take a genius to pull off these trades. Why do I feel sometimes HF is some bizarro world where trading quality players for potential is doing a good job, and bringing a team from Alpha Bull to Dumpster Baby status is applauded?

    Worst team in the NHL, you go Murray! You guys think he will be nominated for GM of the year this season? He deserves it!
     
  16. Berserker*

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    Fair enough, all I was getting at was the fact that Murray really sucked at trades and made a lot of bad trades. At this point, I find it impressive that he is getting these kind of returns when he has a history of making pretty bad trades. I honestly expected him to **** up most of these trades.
     
  17. What did he say? I can't open the link at work.
     
  18. PeterSidorkiewicz

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    Well I guess when you put it that way, it makes sense, I really have no complaints either with the trades hes made to sell off our assets either, they're good deals.

    I just think it speaks volumes when a GM's best trait is being really really good at tearing down a team. :laugh:
     
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    Arguably Melnyk is the one commanding Murray to make all these recent trades.
     
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    Murray made a joke about tweeting to find a backup for tonight and Brennan asked if he could write that so Murray says "You can write whatever you want, Don, because you do anyway." Hilarious.
     
  22. CanadianHockey

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    Agree. Kovalev and Gonchar were both pushed by Melnyk. Right now, Melnyk's gone hands-off and given Murray free reign in starting the rebuild.
     
  23. Kellogs

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    Proof of this?
     
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    It wasn't only that either, I loved his comments on Ottawa being a goalie graveyard (of course he retracted the statement but it was funny nonetheless) Happy to see Murray giving the "media" a hard time.
     
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    Don't know about Gonchar, but Melnyk has said that Kovalev was on him.
     

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