Thread: Kings Article: The Case for Offer Sheets
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07-29-2010, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by piston View Post
Dean has to win, and win now. He has one year left on his original contract and a two year extension. For him to keep his job, the Kings have to win one playoff round this season and advance deep into the post season in 2011-2012. Otherwise, he is a goner. To win, you need talent. It is available via this route right now. Draft picks in the 16-25 range where the Kings are picking will not be ready for the NHL until long after DL's contract expires. Sometimes, you have to roll the dice.
Its not about this season. We want to build a long term contender, one that's capable of winning for a long time, but its not really about this year or next or even the one after that.

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