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07-26-2012, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by kenjets36 View Post
Not a selective memory. We were a soft team which lacked a true captain that refused to quit and a true center that could feed Jagr at will.
Jagr was the captain when Gomez and Drury signed. So, no, there was not a belief that the team needed a captain.

Originally Posted by kenjets36 View Post
People over looked our porous defense but the wide belief was finally we found a guy who wouldn't let our stars give up when the times got hard and that we finally raised the bar offensively with a first line center.
Not sure what you're trying to say here. But the mere fact you mentioned, correctly, the porous defense proves my assertion that now is a different situation from when Gomez and Drury were signed.

Originally Posted by kenjets36 View Post
I remember the VS. commentators speculating that we would win it all at the beginning of the season.
Just shows how little the experts' opinions are worth.

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