: News Article:
Rangers' core ready to contend for Cup
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09-14-2011, 10:02 AM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Providence, RI
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Yeah I honestly didn't see Boston winning the cup last year. Look at that team and you go "damn they really lack top end offense" but they managed to do it.
Every team has holes, it's too hard to build this perfect team under a salary cap
At the same time, who would have thought it was going to be Krejci and Marchand leading the way? The expectation was that Kaberle would put them over the top and, as Zil said, he was pretty much a non factor.
I don't disagree with the discussion at hand, but the '09/'10 Bruins could have dealt a player like Marchand as the 6th seed to address some weaknesses. Local media around here was going crazy that they didn't.
If the heart of this article is that the "window" will be open for a while, then it's, at very least, reason to be selective and careful about who you're dealing.
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