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.
next coming of Martin St.Louis :P
5-8, 165-pound native of Yardley, Pennsylvania (Brian O’Neill)
O’Neill played in 60 regular season games this season with the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (AHL). He recorded 47 points including 26 goals. His 26 goals ranked first on the club and his 47 points ranked third. He also enjoyed a club-best plus-31 rating.