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09-20-2012, 11:30 AM
Iain Fyffe
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Originally Posted by overpass View Post
Right. Montreal was 3rd in SRS in 1986, and Dallas was 1st in SRS in 1999.
Right. Montreal was 3rd, 0.55 behind first and 0.47 behind 2nd.

All I'm saying is that Dallas can rightly be considered a powerhouse in the context of its time, while Montreal cannot.

Originally Posted by overpass View Post
But it's not clear that parity should be considered. Vadim sharifjanov was comparing the strength of their rosters, not their standing relative to other teams in the league.
In terms of winning the Cup, the strength of a team's roster has no meaning unless it's considered relative to the teams it's competing against. Rosters are not built in a vaccuum.

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