: Post-Game Talk:
Leafs win 4-3 in Shootout
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03-23-2012, 11:00 PM
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For the better of the team in the long run.
If we win the remainder of our games, we still wont win the Stanley Cup. The result of the season will be a failure.
If we finish in the lottery, and then win, we get an asset that is more likely to help us win the Stanley Cup than the guy we will get at #6 or wherever we finish.
Sounds great in theory, but that assumes players, coaches, and management will actually go out and conspire to lose the last whatever number of games in order to get the best possible draft position. Sorry, but that's the land of make-believe, not reality.
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