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02-01-2013, 12:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Fat Tony View Post
Some people don't understand how much I need this. There's always next year, they say. I put in perspective for them. The first time the Canucks made the finals, I was in grade school. The second time, I was writing the certification exams for my profession (the very next day after game 7). The third time, I'm closer to retirement than I am to the start of my career. That's sobering.

Its worse for me.
I was at my 3rd year at UBC the first time they made the finals. I am also closer to retirement than the start of my career. If Schneider gets a better return, do the deal and get the cup. I'll take even 10yrs in the wilderness after that. It couldn't be worse than the Pride Hustle Desire (PHD) days.

This is why I get incredibly frustrated reading some of the comments from fans who have recently started following this team, so have no perspective on how bad it could be.

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