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01-11-2012, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by NobodyBeatsTheWiz View Post
Um, did you happen to watch the WJC last year?
Last year was last year. Call me jaded or negative but I get little satisfaction anymore on a tournament like that where there's maybe two or three decent teams and the rest roadkill. I put little or no stock that success there will translate to the NHL.

No disrespect intended to the drafting, the prospects or the Caps minor league systems...but I've changed. I used to get excited by the success of prospects, or teams like Hershey, etc...but with all that success hitting a brick wall at the NHL level, it's hard to keep doing that. The Caps have had a parade of highly touted prospects come through that tournament but have nothing to show for it at the only level that really matters. I'll get thrilled when the big club decides to stop underachieving overall and take things a little more seriously.

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