Originally Posted by ericdaoust
He didn't win the cup in San Jose. Tons of other cup winners get shown the door as coaches and GMs fight for their jobs on a yearly basis. San Jose is in a spot where a huge clean-up could happen soon.
As a former owner of Niemi he drove be batshit crazy with is inconsitency, and it had me end up trading him in a package for Tavares and Bobby Ryan. Everyone is correct in that they're in a tough division and he'll be eventually fighting for that spot with Stalock and Greiss. Too many things to look after for me, so sold him "high"
2012-2013 Keeper League Champion
Keeper League: Drop four players after each year
G A P +/- PIM PPP GWG W GAA SV% SHO
Centers: Getzlaf, Stamkos, Tavares, Read (C/RW), Grigorenko, Teravainen, Toffoli
Left Wingers: Neal (LW/RW), Ovechkin, Lucic, Clowe (LW/RW), Franzen (LW/RW), Conacher
Right Wingers: Perry, Kessel, Downie, Seguin, Atkinson
Defense: Letang, P.K. Subban, Dion Phaneuf, Byfuglien, Tyson Barrie, Paul Martin
Goalies: Fleury, Smith, Bishop, Rask, Harding, Fasth