It may be the most remarkable season ever in North American pro team sports. The Las Vegas Golden Knights of the NHL are into the Western Conference Finals. One of the people responsible for helping draft the NHL’s expansion-draft philosophy is Laurence Gilman. Laurence has been in the management of the Winnipeg Jets, the Phoenix Coyotes and the Vancouver Canucks. He’s now working on the dark side, doing radio in Vancouver.Read More
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This week on the podcast, the Dowbboy gets a crash course in salary capping. He is joined by front office cap specialist, Laurence Gilman, formerly of the Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes and Winnipeg Jets. Laurence describes his early days in the game, meeting Wayne Gretzky for the first time, and how telling someone in Vancouver you're fresh off the boat from Phoenix turns you into a celebrity.