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01-06-2013, 02:20 PM
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Bring Back GLR
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Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup View Post
In short season teams can falter badly

94-95 Habs went from contender before start of year to being out of playoffs
94-95 Rangers nearly missed playoffs after winning cup/presidents trophy yr before
The 94-95 Hawk team went to the conference finals sweeping the Canucks on the way who had just gone to the Finals the year before. Granted the Hawks had Ed Belfour in net but in a shortened season At least it's not a marathon just to get to the playoffs and you never what moves the Hawks might make during the year or rookies that will step up.

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