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Crumbelievable Quote of the Week

This week's quote comes from the veritable car crash/comedy gold mine that is the New York Islanders organization.

Intrepid hockey journalist James Mirtle picked up this gem on how the Islanders organization is being run. It's all pretty funny, but there can only be one winner, so we'll give that honor to ex-Islanders scout Doug Gibson:
"If there had been a camera on our table, it would have been interesting," Gibson said, "because (the scouts) were flabbergasted at some of the names that were being thrown around."

So remember how in June I said that St. Cloud fans should be happy to see that Jase Weslosky got drafted ahead of other top 2007 recruits like Alex Kangas, Richard Bachman, and Marc Cheverie. Yeah, forget about that.

The funny thing is that I don't think the Islanders actually had that bad of a draft. One complaint was how the scouts were basically forced to draft Kyle Okposo with the first pick, but I've been really impressed with Okposo. I thought they got a nice steal later in the draft with Rhett Rakhshani.

Basically giving up on amateur scouting is going to come back to cost the Islanders eventually. Although really, things can't get much worse for them. This has really become one of the most laughable organizations in sports.