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08-31-2012, 04:38 AM
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Originally Posted by garret9 View Post
Depends... AHL is lower competition and sometimes that can hurt too. Also, that takes ice-time away from other players. Burmistrov going down could equal less ice time for Telegin for example.

Also, there are a lot of vets on this team that a lockout could mean regression:
Antro, Poni, Hainsey, Wellwood, Stuart, Slater, Thorburn...
and even possibly any or all of Ladd, Little, Enstrom and Byfuglien.

Seems to me that a lockout year is less than optimal in my mind, even if there are some perks to it.
It sounds to me like the NHL stars need to start their own AHL clubs.

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