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04-02-2012, 07:57 AM
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Maybe they don't need him to secure a 4/5 seed in the playoffs, but you're talking about a team that hasn't won a Cup in 36 years! They need whatever they can get in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It's a hard time to win, you know.
Heck, the Pens didn't need Crosby to get a 4/5 seed either. Having him back for the playoffs sure boosts their Cup hopes, though.
As I said in my other post, it would obviously be a plus if he came back. Getting a player back like him would be a plus for any team. I certainly am not hoping he remains injured. What I am saying is that they have shown they can win without him (i.e. they don't NEED him).
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