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10-10-2012, 04:20 PM
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It was tough to stay up in the NHL when there was just a handful of checking line jobs. It got to the point where he was not good enough to play when there were just 6 teams, but good enough to play when there were 12, despite being 4 years older. It happened to at least a few players.
easy now; you sound like you're ignoring context for the benefit of your argument. Please be reasonable.
Thanks for that on Burns. Is it fair to assume that some of the most talent per capita - so to speak - accumulated right in that time just before expansion? Thus, allowing expansion to occur, in some respects?
And I know, I'm just fooling regarding my response to your division winner thing. I know what kind of stigma it carries with it, I'm being intentionally obtuse on that particular matter. It doesn't take away from what Campbell has accomplished though. Which is a battle I'll resume with you as time allows. I've had fun with it so far.
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