Glen Sather didn’t speak yesterday and what they may mean

Jeff GortonRangers assistant GM Jeff Gorton spoke with the media yesterday following the draft which is something that Rangers GM Glen Sather normally does.

In early June Sather confirmed that he was undecided about whether he would continue on in his role as GM.

Larry Brooks wrote on Sunday that it would have been nice of Sather to provide some clarity on both his future as well as the future of the team. (NY Post)

Gorton, who was highly sought after by Boston and Toronto, was called a “rock star” by someone in the Maple Leafs organization. (Toronto Sun)

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Rangers management will stay as is at least through July 1 (Updates)

Glen Sather Don Cherry6/18/15 | 6:36PM: On TSN1050, Darren Dreger was asked if he thought Sather would ultimately step down and said “That is what I think will happen at some point in the offseason, not before the draft. I don’t think Slats gets pushed out, but he is going to be 73 or something in September and his time has come and gone and there is considerable interest in Jeff Gorton and it’s his time and opportunity and the Rangers might follow what Lou and the Devils did with Ray Shero.”

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Former Ranger Matthew Barnaby rips Glen Sather and talks Bobby Holik on the Rangers

Former Ranger Matthew Barnaby was on Sportsnet 590 this morning and said that the worst GM he ever played for was Glen Sather.

Asked why, Barnaby said “spent $12 billion on Bobby Holik. That is a lot of money….Our payroll back in 01 to 04, $85 million dollars. That is 15 years ago. We didn’t make the playoffs. Think of that, Bobby Holik, Scott Gomez…one of the great guys, a smart intellectual guy.”

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Glen Sather has spoken about wanting to travel more/he will make decision on his own

Glen Sather6/6/15 |1:41PM:  Darren Dreger said on the NHL Network, “He hasn’t determined which direction but many around the Rangers feel that Sather will steal a page from Lou Lamoniello and he will remain with the Rangers as the President and make room for Jeff Gorton to officially take over the GM duties. Nothing official but a ton of speculation swirling around the Rangers.” (KK)

8:37AM: It was reported yesterday that for the first time Glen Sather is undecided about whether he will continue on in his role of General Manager.

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