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08-03-2007, 01:24 AM
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Randall Graves*
 
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Originally Posted by AgentNaslund View Post
genius move by Burke. I thought hes gonna match, because you have to protect your assets, but he did say, if a team is willing to overpay, then let them make the stupid decision. Hes also making a gamble that Edmonton finishes last in the NOrthwest division (not even making the playoffs). So basically, the oddes of them not making the playoffs is alot of higher, cause chances are, even as a hockey fan, I think Edmonton is easily the weakest link off the 4 teams, (Calgary Colorado, Vancouver, Minnesota) Edmonton is still behind those teams.
Honestly I can't say Edmonton is as good as any of those 4 teams. They still have done nothing to prevent goals. Pitkanen may be a puck mover but he played like a girl last year, Souray is not a puck mover really.

They have a near 40 year old goalie, no offensive superstar, and a defense that won't be known for it's defensive ability.

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