2012 Draft Thread (Draft Lottery 4/10 8PM on NBC Sports)
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10-25-2011, 10:42 AM
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Tell me at what point you get realistic then.
We go through this every year with dead enders that insist that a win against Winnipeg is so special to them that they will sacrifice a player that could ultimately deliver us a Stanley Cup. Yet, if you asked them a year later, I bet they don't remember any of those meaningless wins that were so important to them in the midst of another lost season.
You know what we do all remember? Those front-runner Pens fans invading Nationwide in their Crosby jerseys and sitting atop our Zamboni.
I have a dream that someday a Jackets fan in a Yakupov jersey sits atop the Penguins zamboni...
What's changed is that a large-scale rebuild would theoretically be possible. There are plenty of components of the current team that have good value around the league, even if they're grossly unproductive right now.
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