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10-23-2011, 12:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Lafleurs Guy View Post
Rebuilding (trading away vets for picks and prospects and playing those younger players) is not a fictional concept. Ted Leonsis of the Washington Capitals gave a ten point rebuilding program that has been posted here many times. They had a decent team that was playoff capable but not cup capable. They actually went out and did something about it. It was an intentional rebuild where they systematically traded away vets like Jagr and rebuilt from the ground up.
Anyone in favor of Tanking like you (I know, you'll pretend it's not tanking) should drop the Leonsis example, it makes you look completely clueless...

try to at least find someone who had success (as in win a cup) within the first 8 years of their rebuild...

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