Thread: Calgary Herald: Glencross=Not a Happy Camper
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12-21-2010, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Lunatik View Post
wtf are you talking about? The Rangers never even went into a rebuild really... they kept just signing big name guys and are now burying them in the minors or trying to trade them off... the Oilers just finally commited to their rebuild... the Leafs are only 2 years into theirs... what about long rebuilds like the Panthers, Islanders, Thrashers... etc?... the kings have been rebuilding since Gretzky.. the Hawks took the better part of a decade to rebuild properly... the Caps rebuild was slow too... the Penguins had the quickest rebuild but a large part of that is when they were losing they got the 1st or 2nd overall pick and had 3 top 2 picks to build around

rebuilding might be the answer... but at the same time less half of rebuilding teams turn it around in 5 years to become a contender... and even if teams do turn it around like that, they can't afford to keep the team together
Nicely done. The problem with the Flames future is that prospects are questionable. Our first rounders never lived up to the hype, whether that's from our scouts or player development, we need to address our drafting and development. Ideally, I'd like to see Brent Sutter in Abbortsford; I think he can bring a winning attitute and expectation from the foundation of this hockey club.

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