San Jose Sharks: Does a Stanley Cup Make Doug Wilson the Best GM Ever?

November 21st, 2009 by Andy Bensch Leave a reply »
The San Jose Sharks are currently known as playoff "chokers" by the majority of NHL fans.

Every year for the past four seasons the Sharks are picked as a Stanley Cup favorite, but each year they fail to get past the second round.

However, you cannot fault their General Manager Doug Wilson. The guy has done everything in his power to create a winning formula and each year he makes a change or two, or three or four, in order to improve his team.

As fans, what more can we ask for?

Wilson has put together one of the most star-studded rosters the game has ever seen, but he hasn't neglected the importance of role players either.

If the Sharks go onto win the Stanley Cup this year, it just might cement Wilson's legacy as the best GM in the history of the NHL.

Perhaps some history buffs out there will throw out the names of GM's who put together the dynasties of the Montreal Canadiens and the Gretzky-led Edmonton Oilers but nobody has made the type of trades Wilson has made over the last few seasons.

Joe Thornton, Dan Boyle and Dany Heatley; as members of the Sharks, the trio has combined for 514 points.

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