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07-13-2012, 01:22 PM
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jweiner
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Originally Posted by Pantokrator View Post
I think this is a good assessment. I think the Flyers need to play out the season with what they got, barring getting Doan (which I would like). I don’t think the Flyers should be involved in any major trades, just for the sake of the salary cap. Keep things as they are.
The biggest problem going forward which you point out is the lack of a #1 d-man after this season. That is going to be the biggest issue. Without that d-man, I don’t think the team has any real shot at the Cup, unless they change their overall style of play.
Plus no team is going to trade their #1 D-man, unless they are going to be a UFA.
My thoughts exactly. Looking at the past 6 SC winners they either have a #1 or an elite pairing, Doughty, Chara, Keith/Seabrook, Gill/Scuderi, Lidstrom, Pronger AND Niedermayer. Weber is the only guy I would gut part of this team for, scoring never seems to be the issue.

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