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09-19-2003, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by JR#9
The contraction part has less to do with the fiscal sanity issue then it does with what I think is best for the NHL as a whole.

Rather then having a handful of sickly franchises dragging down the health of the entire league, removing these 6 will spread the talent significantly more throughout the remaining 24 teams, allowing them all to be well stocked with very good talent which will reulst in a NHL that has stronger teams which will allow for mostly all to be competitive, and I'm not talking about imposing this as they do know in allowing for all the clutching and grabbing and trapping to create an ATRIFICIAL parity.
---I'm not sure I'm seeing how contracting Buffalo, Calgary and Florida is going to get New Jersey, Anaheim and Ottawa to stop playing the defensive systems that they play.

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