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01-07-2013, 01:20 PM
Shaun Bisson
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Originally Posted by massey View Post
Not sure why we want to be sellers if we just loose Gali.(Dont get me wrong,great talent and dont want to loose him) We have proved we are still a great team without him,Murphy and Latta and I cant see Murphy staying at the dessert so he would also be back.Dont see Boucher leaving either.Our rookie goalie has played excellent to back up JP.If the team continues to perform the way they are, remain healthy and we can win our division against Plymouth then we could still be a possible 3rd round playoff team and who knows,with our Knight slayer Goldobin,anything is possible.We could even p/u an O/A for the cheap on the D or 2nd-3rd line forward in a trade. Dont throw the baby out with the bath water.
If the Sting lose Gally, they still have to deal with the fact that Brodie Barrick is out for 3-5 more weeks, and JP Anderson is out indefinitely as of right now. Sure the team is winning right now, but to consistently stay at this level for a long period of time without your best player, and goaltending in the shape it is in, would take almost a miracle.

Most of the guys that are the reason for their success to this date will not be back on the team. With Galchenyuk and JP on the team (and healthy), the Sting have the ability to add another top 4 dman, and another top 6 forward and seriously contend for an OHL title this year. If Gally is gone, there are so many other question marks right now that it would make more sense to sell off players and build for the next 2-3 years rather than be content with making the playoffs this year and bowing out after 1 round.

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