NHL Trade Deadline Day: and the Award for Stupidest NHL Executive Goes To…

February 24th, 2011 by Salim Valji Leave a reply »
No one ever wants to get branded as the worst of their profession but it is inevitable that in every job, some are very good and others, well, not so much.  In the midst of one of their worst seasons in franchise history, Bryan Murray, GM of the Ottawa Senators, has to wear the dunce cap as the worst General Manager in the National Hockey League.  Not even Mad Mike Milbury could top what Murray has done to Senators Nation.  

This title comes to Murray based much on the value he received for his once prized free agency reward Alexei Kovalev.  We all know Kovalev has been a disappointment with Ottawa, and is on pace for 37 points this season after just 49 last season.  We also know that he isn't exactly known for giving it the ol' 110 percent on the ice either.  But even a man on pace for a 19 goal season is worth more than a conditional 7th round draft pick.

If I told you right now that Aaron Voros is a better National hockey League player than Alexei Kovalev, would you believe me?  After asking me who on earth Aaron Voros was, and after I explained that he was in fact a pro hockey player, you would probably say that you tho ...

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