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05-26-2012, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Drizzt1 View Post
I RESPECT Detroit. They transitioned MUCH better to the salary cap era than us. They continue to be consistent, and they continue to contend (unlike us). They have a much, MUCH better coach than us. Their ownership is willing to invest (different to us). Their roster is full of proven winners (we have a lot of "potential" according to people).

People say Colorado and Detroit have a rivalry. I'm sorry, but that died off when Colorado slid into mediocrity. A "rivalry" is when two similar classed teams face off against each other.

Frankly, Colorado isn't the shadow of Detroit any more both on and off the ice.

Now their GM has come out and have said they are making a play at both Suter and Parise !! All I know, is if Detroit and Colorado came knocking at my door as a player, I know who's career I'd put my hands in first.

Detroit is a heavyweight team, and contender.
Colorado is a bottom tier team, and a survivor.

Good comment , very constructive

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