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01-22-2013, 12:41 PM
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ECWHSWI
5M? insulting!!!
 
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Originally Posted by Blind Gardien View Post
The 80's Edmonton? Well, the thing is, anybody on any side can cherry pick any number of examples, franchise or player, and none of it means anything as a general rule or guiding philosophy. You need a stable and smart management structure, and/or a dose of good luck along the way. The rest follows from that. Make good trades at the right times, whether they are for veterans or for draft picks, win hockey games, grow the culture of winning, cross your fingers.
wondering that myself... 80's oilers with Messier/Kurri/Anderson/Coffey/Gretzky on it... or the actual Oilers who've been out of the PO the last SIX seasons.

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