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04-25-2011, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by OverTheCap View Post
Sergei Gonchar signed a big contract with the Penguins in 2005 at the age of 31. He didn't put the Penguins over the top immediately, but he helped them win a cup in the 4th year of his contract. I think that's the sort of situation we are looking at here: a player that won't make us immediate cup winners but can help us win a cup sometime during the duration of his contract when our core is older and more experienced.
As long as we tank, win the lottery, and draft Crosby and Malkin to add to him, then I guess we can follow your plan.

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