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01-31-2013, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyingHigh28 View Post
It's mystifying. It really is. People actually think it was smart to hold onto Briere, Pronger, and Timonen while rebuilding. People actually think it was smart to sign Bryz when we had Bob and were rebuilding.

I give up.
You keep the veterans so you don't become Edmonton and the Islanders: teams building slowly thru the draft in the bottom five of the league for 5 years. Or like Pittsburgh did. As you can see by the reaction after 7 games, Flyers fans would never except a 5 year rebuild. You sign Bryz to cover for lapses by the young players. No team has ever won the cup without veterans either.

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