Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XVI
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01-19-2013, 03:35 PM
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bust can be pretty painful. not having won a cup makes the idea of cup and then bust sound liveable. its really not so hot. ask florida marlins fans.

ideally you put yourself in position to win enough and you get one. a caps team that was a juggernaut would end up like the redskins that lost to the raiders. a juggernaut is no guarantee. going for broke sounds good when you dont win and havent gone for broke, but going for brokes usually means breaking and not winning. then you are just broke.

i race cars. there are some guys that are what we call, "checkers or wrecker". they go for broke with a shot at winning and the crash. the crash sets them back and they arent around for a while. you win by running in the top 5 every week and taking advantage when you chance comes up. the caps have had their chance come up a couple or three times and failed miserably. oddly enough their closest shot at winning was with a team that was the team just in game but not a favorite to do anything. the team you dont want to have anymore.

stanley cup playoffs are as much or more about how things fall together as they are having the best team...or by far the best team

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