at the draft party a couple of years ago, and under a considerable haze, i heard Birdman yell out the following (about 4 or 5 times, i think) - "don't marry yourselves to players!" he went on to reiterate that idea more than once on the boards, and i believe it to be absolutely sage.
Inaugural winner of the prestigious Eklund Trophy
Way To Go Tejay! (5th Place Finish)
Kitten rejected by mother and raised by golden retriever