The Star: Maple Leafs might be better off without a season
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11-17-2012, 11:00 AM
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Wouldn't the Leafs also have a better chance at getting a high pick? I can't remember quite how it works, but last lockout, wasn't it the more seasons without playoffs = the more lottery balls you get (to a max of 3?)
Considering the Pens won a cup with Crosby, I wouldn't feel bad about a lockout netting us a (hopefully) 1, 2, or 3 overall pick.
The Leafs will be 1 of only 4 teams with 3 balls if they do the same system.
I feel that is a better chance than if they play. Hell, they were a playoff team last year for as long as they could have a season this year.
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