Thread: Post-Game Talk: Post-Trade Deadline Talk
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03-01-2011, 10:17 AM
Barney Gumble
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Originally Posted by The Big Foot View Post
^The key difference is that we are not fighting for a playoff spot like CGY was that year.

Say we have to dress a shorthanded roster for three or four games...and that costs us two points. Is that really a big deal? When it means we're going to be the opposite of shorthanded once the playoffs start? I think that's worth it. It's very low risk, high reward IMO. The luxury of having a superb regular season to date.
What's the key difference between a situation like that happening here and what happened in Calgary? Keenan was coach for the Flames at the time. AV has shown in the past that he CAN coach a "defense first" type of team (and the same core is here) - which can help cover the flaws due to injuries or short-handed bench. Keenan? Since when has he implemented *any* kind of system other than "go for goals"?

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