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01-16-2013, 05:47 PM
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Originally Posted by J StClair28 View Post
Let's put it this way and see if it sticks.

You're playing hockey on your high school team. There's 15 teams in your league. You are currently ranked seventh. You look at your schedule and see that on Tuesday this week, you'll be playing the 14th ranked team, and on Friday, you'll be playing the third ranked team. Which team do you think your team is going to have to try harder against?
Parity in the NHL is strong enough that you're not going to do that.

The Oilers won 39% of their games last season.

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