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07-05-2011, 07:15 PM
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Zrinski
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Originally Posted by LEAFANFORLIFE23 View Post
yes you do need a legit #1 to win unless you get tim Thomas goaltending or zedno Chara D.

2011 Krejci, Bergeron

2010 Towes

2009 Crosby Malkin

2008 Datsuk and Zettberg and the losers had Crosby and Malkin

2007 Getzlaf and Macdonald

2006 Eric staal

2004 Lecaviler

2003 devils didn't have a top C but they did have ROCK SOLID D and Brodure

2002 Yzerman and Fedorov

2001 Sackic and Forsberg

2000 arnott

1999 Madano and Newy

1998 Yzerman and Fedorov

1997 see 1998

1996 Sackic and Forsberg

I could keep going back as you can see history shows that yes in most cases you DO need a legit top line C in fact a lot of teams have 2
I think when he says you don't need one to 'win', he means hockey games (as in, enough to get into the playoffs) not actually win the cup. Obviously expecting this roster to compete for the cup next year would be... optimistic, to say the least.

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