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04-08-2011, 10:02 PM
Swept In Seven
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Originally Posted by Fataldogg View Post
Disappointing. You know what separates us and the bottom feeders? Henrik Lundqvist. That is about it. It is starting to show just how poor of a team we are. Despite having back to back great seasons, Henrik can't carry the team to a playoff spot. He's been fantastic, but not fantastic enough, and that is sad. We need a lot more than Henrik Lundqvist to make this a legitimate team.

First off, we need legitimate top-6 talent. Not Boyle, Fedotenko, Prust, Christensen, Avery, or even Dubinsky / Callahan. Dubinsky and Callahan are great, definitely players you need to win a Cup, but they cannot be your corner stone players.

During the off season we need to acquire a legitimate first line center (no, not Stepan, a legitimate star center), a legitimate offensive puck moving defense man at least Streit caliber (and no, not Del Zotto), and another legitimate top-6 forward. The only legitimate top-6 talent we have are Gaborik, Dubinsky, Callahan and Prospal (and Prospal will be 37 next year). We need at least another two high quality forwards, one being a star center.
I want to see Del Zotto next year but I agree we need to improve

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