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10-21-2011, 02:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Inferno272 View Post
i dont care how good your depth is. If you lose your #1 and #3 defenseman to start the season, it's going to devastate ANY team. PARTICULARLY one that was already super young like ours. We were already going to have MDZ, MCD, and Sauer in our top 6....thats 3 guys averaging 22 years old....throw in a 20 year old Erixon who probably was going to finish the season as a Ranger, and you have an INCREDIBLY young defense....what happens when you lose 2 of your best defenseman? you get screwed.
But he does have a point. Every team has injuries, but a team like Detroit always play well through them regardless who's injured. I think The Factory of Grit made a solid point that we should concentrate more on the spare parts. We can always improve in that area, although I don't feel we are lacking all that much.

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