C+ / B- from me. Just going to put my thoughts down for each line, don't mean to/ need to rehash the arguments had for each one lol
Drafted Nemec 2nd Overall - A for the asset we got here, but B-> for picking Nemec at 2.
Acquired Marino from Pittsburgh -> B, I like it.
Acquired Vanicek from Washington -> B, I like it but a lot to prove here.
Signed Ondrej Palat to a 6/30 contract -> C+. Like the player, contract is meh.
Signed Brendan Smith to a 2/2.2 contract -> C, doesn't move the needle.
Re-Signed Jonas Siegenthaler to a 5/17 contract -> B, lots of term and hope it pans out. Like the player.
Re-Signed Jesper Bratt to a 1/5.5 contract - D+, but this is probably just as much Bratt's a$$hole agent's fault.
Traded Pavel Zacha for Erik Haula - B+, cancer removed. Return is meh for what Zacha should have been but it is what it is.
Fired all assistant coaches / Added coach Andrew Brunette to the team - A+, love all these hires.
MOVES NOT MADE (Many his fault. Many out of his control.) -- These were all on the wishlist of many Devils fans.
Slafkovsky was taken first, and the Devils still drafted 2OA -> Really unfortunate, but what can ya do. No grade, not Fitz's fult.
Did not trade for DeBrincat -> F, without knowing what was offered. Big miss.
Did not trade for Tkachuk -> F, without knowing what was offered. Another big miss.
Did not trade for Fiala -> C-
Did not sign Gaudreau -> No grade on Fitz here, fvck this guy.
Did not reach a long-term agreement with Jesper Bratt -> F, but again might largely be the fault of Bratt's agent.
Did not move the contracts of Johnsson, Tatar, Bernier -> C, no need to do so currently.
Did not add an impact scorer -> D for reasons above.
Did not get any bigger or stronger -> D, Tkachuk made too much sense.