Holland Really Screwed the Pooch
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01-29-2013, 06:10 PM
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I'm not saying it is a scientific formula that has been proven time and again, I'm just stating that it has worked for others (to give young guys a shot, no matter how large or small the role, so far as to take teams to the playoffs, and take #1 seeds 7 games in the case of Ottawa last year.)
I'm not referring to their playoff performance. I'm referring to the fact they were two losses away from not making the playoffs. A swing of two victories. That much. They wouldn't have made it. The young guys didn't punch them a ticket to guaranteed playoffs. They barely made it in.
Michalek - Spezza - Greening
Foligno - Turris - Alfredsson
is what they used for a large chunk of the season last year.
And he scored a resounding... wait for it...
points last year! That's 17 goals scored! Yes... That must have meant all the difference compared to a Bertuzzi or a Samuelsson... Oh wait... That's no difference at all. Perhaps they had an awful season the previous year, held a fire sale, and were left with Greening as one of their only options.
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