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07-03-2012, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by dan1el View Post
Turns? Edmonton has had three number one picks in a row. Pittsburgh had four picks in the top 2 from 03-06. The Leafs haven't made the playoffs in 8 years. On the oposite end of the spectrum, when was the last time Detroit missed the playoffs?

With a cap, teams need to draft wisely, pick their players wisely, and develop them wisely. Imagine if Toronto just signed Parise, Suter, Semin, and Jagr on 20 million/per deals, and then offer sheeted Weber and Karlsson 25 million each, etc, etc. Obviously that's going to be the most talented team, they had their rich owner spend his fortune on winning.
Yes, and Edmontons 'turn' is coming. Detroit's time is done. (for now) its a vicious cycle for sure.

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