Top 10 Worst Glen Sather Moves of the Past Decade

December 23rd, 2009 by Matthew Calamia Leave a reply »
When referring to the payroll the New York Rangers had, a wise man once said, "If I had their payroll, my team would never lose." That wise man was Glen Sather. 

Sather took over as President and GM in 2000 and missed the playoffs the first four seasons. Since the lockout, they've made the playoffs each season but have not gotten passed the second round.

Over the past decade, Ranger fans have seen Slats destroy their organization, which has made them a laughingstock in the NHL. 

These are the top 10 worst trades, signings, and draft picks made by Glen Sather since he left oil country in exchange for the bright lights of the Big Apple.

10. With the exception of Tom Renney, no Ranger coach—including Sather himself—has a winning record behind the bench this decade. From 2000-2004, Ron Low, Bryan Trottier and Sather combined to win 123 games. Tom Renney was the only man to find success, leading the team to the postseason in each of his three full seasons from 2005-08 before being fired in Feb. 2009.

John Tortorella was able to get his team into the playoffs, picking up where Renney left off. He managed to blow a 3-1 on t ...

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