Bryzgalov to the Flyers
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04-19-2011, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by
Lemieux bought the Penguins with an IOU from the league basically. They took what little they had and won the Cup just a few years later with three picks(Fleury, Crosby, and Malkin). Chicago built their core with Toews and kane by being bad for a couple years.
The Penguins and Hawks had a **** sandwich of players in their systems.
It made sense to tank
. It doesn't make sense to tank when you're loaded with young talent on your roster.
Phoenix is not a bad team and has some youth, but if a move is made you would expect a setback.
Why? Those players aren't going anywhere. Did the Nordiques have a setback when they moved to Denver?
This team has
players under contract past the 2012-13 season. In comparison the Flyers have
Yeah, because it's a young team with a ton of players on their 1st or 2nd contracts. They have
who are RFAs when their current deals expire. I wager they'll resign the majority of those guys, if not all of 'em.
They have flexibility, whereas the Flyers are locked into an aging roster.
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