Why was Detroit more successful than Colorado?
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01-15-2013, 11:32 PM
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Detroit drafted so much depth. The Nordiques drafted number 1s then traded them into a team. I'll take the drafting team. Detroit simply had way more money and spent it on their infrastructure.
The Avs were pretty good drafters themselves in the 90s with picks like Regehr, Tanguay, Parrish, Deadmarsh, Pahlsson, Drury, Hejduk, Tim Thomas! Brent Johnson, Thibault, Fernandez, Karpovtsev, Kovalenko, etc. not to mention a host of guys who looked like big time prospects whom they parlayed into real good assets.
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