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02-01-2013, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Skraut View Post
Nothing. All hope is lost. Abandon ship. Save yourself the time and misery.


Seriously, what did people go into this season expecting? That in a shortened season with major roster overhaul that the worst team in the league would suddenly become a first place team by trading away it's best player, having a shortened training camp, and no exhibition games in order for the new players to learn from?

It would have taken a miracle for this team to make the playoffs under normal circumstances, but that doesn't mean that there isn't good players, coaches, and front office staff somewhere burred in the midst of things. Something to build from in the future.

But if you can't see that there are potential positives, I hear there is a fairly good college football team in your city, maybe they are more worth your time.

I'll tell you what I expected:
  • RJ, Brassard, and Dubinsky to score a goal between them each game.
  • Dubrosky not to suck in the first 10 minutes.
  • Johansen to be a step ahead of last year rather than on par with it.
  • A defense that did not play like they were actors on the other team's highlight reel.
  • Is .500 too much to expect ? .400 ?
  • 60 minutes, not 30 and 40 of effort as their own COACH has been accusing them publicly of.

I know we have picks and youngsters coming. Every year this will be the case.

So let me call out the "we're rebuilding" excusers:
If we are truly "rebuilding" then we should DUMP Wiz and JJ's contracts and get something MORE to rebuild with. Why waste millions on guys who will probably not be on the team when it the "rebuild" has finally made us competitive? I'm not suggesting we do that, but if you're in the "rebuilding excuses" camp, then go ALL IN.


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Originally Posted by pete goegan View Post
Just catching up, this last page has contained some very enlightened discussion and a number of well-considered posts on the current and future direction of the team. Thanks.
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