Shouldn't Meylnk's full history be take into consideration?

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  1. UncleEugene

    UncleEugene Registered User

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    I believe Melynk's full history of ownership of the Ottawa Senators should be taken into consideration. He brought them to the Stanley Cup Finals and multiple successful competitive teams. That counts. But the team is in a rut currently. So which is it? Does the short term bad override the long term success?

    You decide
     
  2. Mcnotloilersfan

    Mcnotloilersfan I'm here, I'm bored

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    Eugene, is that you? 1st post...
     
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    Caught....
     
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    Previous success only highlights the level of apathy that is being shown now. IMO
     
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    This is absolutely comical. Troll job and a half.

    Hi Eugene. Please sell, signed all members of NHL affiliates (except sharks Management and Joe Sakic)

    Thanks, have a good day
     
  6. Kelly

    Kelly It was 4-1.

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    I give Bryan Murray most of that credit.
     
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    Not if the short-term bad is a signal that the long-term going forward will also be bad.

    Melnyk either cannot or will not fund the team properly anymore. He lost his billions. Feels bad:(

    Is it fair that the fans won't stand by him and support a team at the cap-floor with sellouts over the next 10-15 years while Lebreton gets built and Melnyk re-solidifies his financial footing? Maybe not.

    But on the flip-side, is it fair for Melnyk to put a fanbase through 10-15 years of misery just so that HE can still own the team, instead of selling it to one of the waiting billionaires willing to buy the team, keep it in ottawa, build lebreton, and fund it properly as the market is proven to deliver middle-of the pack NHL revenue in the past.
     
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    Eugene apparently knows how to use a computer and log into HF Boards
    Cute
     
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    Joined today, 1 post lol. Unreal. This is Dorion or some stooge from the Sens office.
     
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    I'm pretty sure that's the joke......
     
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    I for one love this post. It makes me excited, which should make Senators fans excited, which will make the players excited, and make the sponsors excited.
     
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    its totally changed my thinking on the franchise.
     
  16. InAbsensia

    InAbsensia OMG Boro is going to be our captain isn't he?

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    Eugene, thanks for joining us.
    Could you please concentrate on home delivery of KFC to your Barbados home and just give the team enough resources to hire a good-sized management staff?
    Also, our City Council aren't aliens.
    Thanks,
    Dan.
     
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    MLK wouldn't be a such a great person if he killed a few people in his late days...

    Terrible comparasion, I know.
     
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    All fans here are happy, not sure what OP is insinuating.
     
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    Well I don't know about all that Eugene, but lawd knows I sure would like my liver back. You ditch.
     
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    why don't people think Melnyk is selling? he's making the team as cheap and short term as possible. Usually that screams "I'M SELLING" in most businesses.
     
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    Not that it should mean anything but he did just put out a video saying that hes not going anywhere. Might cause people to think he in fact isnt selling the team.
     
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    All jokes aside i wouldn't put it past this maniac to make a burner account on the internet like this lol
     
  23. Field of Dreams

    Field of Dreams If you build it, Tavares will come

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    Obviously this thread was created with questionable intentions, but a fair arguement. Playing devils advocate (I still think he needs to go). Melynk couldnt sell out during the playoffs in a season the Sens made the conference finals. If spending more money does not increase revenues, the business becomes most profitable through minimizing costs.
     
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    I, too, am optimistic about the sens being a team.
     
  25. HolyJumpin

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    He's said that a million times over. Think a bit outside the box here, bud. look at how little salary there is on the team in two years. He's waiting for Seattle to probably drop and then sell his franchise at their price.
     

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