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05-31-2012, 08:02 AM
Marotte Marauder
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Originally Posted by Hawkaholic View Post
We don't need 2 'stars' like Suter, Parise...we need players who are willing to do WHATEVER it takes to win. Seems like our players don't want to do that.
Agreed, except this is the hardest part to quantify when scouting players. You can't measure a guy's heart as they say.

Originally Posted by coldsteelonice84 View Post
NO, it comes from the realization this team isn't going to be contending for anything except a playoff spot. Since that is the case, let's play the kids instead and still make the playoffs.

Just like I said at the TD. If all you are going to do is get Oduya, just play Olsen, we'll end up in the same place.
We seem content to be middle/lower of the pack type of club.

Originally Posted by Hawkaholic View Post
Wasn't LA contending for a playoff spot, and just barely squeaked in?
Look at them now.
They squeaked in after a horrendous start, they were on fire since 2012 started and kept it rolling. Different than most squeak-ins of note.

Originally Posted by HossTheBoss View Post
Have you not been paying attention to the NHL since the lockout? All you have to do is get the dance and anything can happen.
Did I miss a memo or something. Has the model of building a team changed to: let's get in the playoff's and hope to get lucky instead of trying to build the best damn team possible?

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