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01-13-2012, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by CanadianFlyer88 View Post
Winning a Cup is not an individual achievement, though. Stats are. Leadership is. 'Intangibles' are.

Cup = team achievement. How does simply being on the roster of a Cup winning team have any bearing of your contribution to that victory, or, in any way, indicate how you lived up to your contract?
By hoisting the Cup over head...the one and only goal of every hockey team in the NHL. You're right it is a team achievement. And without everyone on the team functioning the way they did, there may not have been a Cup. You play to win the championship. If you succeed you are worth every penny. You can also be worth it if you light it up on a bad team. It's clear no one else on here agrees with me so I am just going to keep out of this argument. I said I was going to stay out of in the last thread and I should have stuck to it.

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