Thread: Speculation: Roster thoughts
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01-30-2013, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Duddy View Post
But wouldn't that be the same as they did when we lost Drury and Briere? Basically thrusting guys into roles too big for them?

I'd rather keep Vanek and Poms around for a few more seasons so the young guys can stay protected for a little longer.
On paper... I think it's a valid comparison.

But a real rebuild, where it's planned from the top... is different. They never tried to rebuild when the co-caps left, they were still "contenders" in their own minds... they had "the best defense in the NHL" remember?

So, I think if a new staff was brought in to coach the team under the pretense that they were building TOWARDS something... it would be different

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