Schneider Interview - No More uncertainty - Contenders for a while
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08-15-2012, 05:58 PM
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I'm not seeing how we are going to land Sedin quality players when we keep picking 25-29th overall.
If we do get a pick where we can draft a top player it means we either sucked so bad we got a lottery pick or we made some high value trade which means we're probably in rebuild mode.
I just don't see how we can avoid a rebuild after the twins decline.
Well the Detroit model comes to mind. But they may have to face the music this year.
Hey, it's not like this isn't problematic. Like I said, you'll be facing losing two Hart trophy winners at the same time. That will be one of the big Gillis challenges he'll have to deal in a few years, assuming he is still running the show. And the truth is, you won't replace them, you'll just have a dfferent team.
Hopefully one that is successful.
But that's sports. Hard to get to the top. Harder to stay there.
So, I don't look too far into the future...I just enjoy the present. If I spend my time worrying about what's next, it's going to compromise my ability to enjoy the present.
I'm an optimist by nature so I can accept there will be ebbs and flows.
However, after all that....I'd really like us to win the Cup in my lifetime.
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