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03-03-2009, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by AlMo View Post
Ofcourse you are not guaranteed to win a Cup but if you (as a GM) truely believes that your team can win it this year and acquiring a certain player will only improve those chances, you do it. There is no guarantee you will win with Pronger but there also no guarantee if you keep Bergeron. You say you want to contend in two years but who's to say you will. Look at what happened to the Sens, Penguins, Sabres, it could happen to you also.

The question here is are the Bruins more of a favourite with Pronger in their lineup or with Bergeron? I think the former is the correct answer.

BTW, the Devils have something you don't......Marty Brodeur. Hard to bet against Marty in the PO's and this year he has actually had a break due to his injury.
Ok... AGAIN, I highly doubt Boston JUST wants to contend for 2 years.

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