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11-09-2012, 11:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr Forever View Post
That's pretty pathetic. Why are other teams invested emotionally? There's tons of guys in the league who are too good to be playing in the AHL. that's not excuse, and if those are the attitudes we have in our system, it's time to make some changes.
There are players too good for the NHL, but there aren't very many up and coming elite NHLers that have played 2+ seasons in the NHL coming back down to the AHL.

Guys like Bartschi are still more hungry because he has barely had a taste of the NHL.

Either way, it seems pretty clear this is the case. It's not the best attitude, but if i was an Oiler for 2 years, an NHL all-star, etc., I may not be all that invested in the Oklahoma City Barons either.

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