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01-31-2013, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Haute Couturier View Post
What is he trying to make the Flyers become? They have finished higher than 5th in the East only once under Holmgren. That is not good enough for a team that used to regularly battle for the division under Clarke.
he's only been GM for 5 complete seasons. in that time they went to the SCF and the conference finals once more. they've also won the division in 2010-11 and have made it out of the first round 4 of the 5 yrs. they've been good under Holmgren.

and check out the roster Clarke had playing for him. Sure you could argue that he had to acquire those players but the simple fact is there aren't as many of those producers around anymore. he worked in a completely different time were 50 goal scorers were plentiful.

check this out if interested: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...0-goal_seasons

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