Sabres didn’t ‘fleece’ Gillis

Via: Vancouver Sun

‘Basically, Hodgson remains what he was when he left: a gifted offensive player whose skating and back checking problems would send the blood pressure of a defensive-minded coach like Alain Vigneault through the roof. Like the kids in Edmonton, Hodgson can score, but he can’t yet outscore his defensive deficiencies, and he’s not ready to star on a contender at this point.’