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06-26-2012, 01:11 AM
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Stupid Sexy Flanders
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Originally Posted by cyclones22 View Post
I don't understand the need to try and denigrate the rebuild referring to "nobody thought this rebuild was even close to finished in March", when trying to compare the Leafs situation. I understand that feelings are fluid like the ebb and flow of suckage throughout the season, but MANY experts thought the rebuild was close to being finished prior to the season. I have a 10/1 Vegas betting slip that I placed in August 2011 that says so. Oddsmakers and experts alike thought the Kings were close. And guess what? They were!
Yeah I think one of the lessons is: rebuilds (when done properly) accelerate really fast at the end. I bet you can find other examples in history,

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