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11-03-2012, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Axl Rhoadz View Post
Ummm yah, you can make assumptions based on teams fact if you assumed the Kings would suck, you would have been correct 44 out of 45 years based on their history. If you predict the Red Wings would make the playoffs, you'd of been correct for like the last twenty years, no? Those predictions are easy, that's what hockey analysts do...every year they predict the team who won the previous year will win it again, or at least choose a team who was very successful the year prior. Christ, how many experts have picked SJ to win the cup over the last ten years?

Predicting St. Louis would win a cup is a hell of a lot LESS risky than the Kings. St Louis may have never won a cup but has had WAY more playoff success and has been considered 'elite' many times over the last twenty years.
I'll reiterate my original point. If you think you can make predictions on who will be the next Stanley Cup champion based in part on what a team did 10-45 years ago, you are out to lunch.

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