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10-10-2003, 11:17 AM
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Enoch
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Originally Posted by PhoPhan
Of course they are
Seriously though, the Avalanche have a great team but I personally don't have any faith in Aebischer. If they can succeed with him between the pipes, then congratulations, they are fine. However, if he falters, and they blow this chance, then it's all going to be on either Aebischer for playing poorly or more likely Lacroix for not going out and improving his goaltending situation.
This is what makes hockey fun. No team is perfect, and everyone has its weaknesses or potential weaknesses. You can not guarantee a cup with Burke, who despite his good regular season play, has been bad in the playoffs. You can not guarantee a cup with Aebischer who has zero playoff experience and is taking over the no. 1 starting position for the first time. A GM has to take risks all the time.....If no risks were taken, no young talent would be developed..

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