What does your 2012-2013 optimism look like?
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09-01-2012, 05:32 AM
Join Date: Oct 2009
Originally Posted by
As explained in the surgical tanking thread:
That is extremely unlikely. There's a huge cohort of talent that will be competing in Hamilton this year: Beaulieu, Tinordi, Ellis, Pateryn, Nattinen, Leblanc, Gallagher, Holland, etc. Some of those players will begin trickling up to the big club for real in 2013-2014, along with possibly Kristo, Galchenyuk.
Once that happens the rebuilding window will be closed.
By the way: The term surgical tanking was perfectly apposite. I immediately took it to mean a quick, aggressive repair of a serious condition that cannot be repaired through therapeutic or other long term methods.
So many here failed to understand the analogy. There was no need for the very long thread that resulted.
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