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02-04-2013, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by BaseballCoach View Post
Fine, to a degree that can be said about anyone.

And I know you did not write the subject header, but it is partly what is getting people's backs up. There is no more Markov conundrum than Gorges conundrum or Emelin conundrum or......i hope you get my point.
The title of the thread is poorly chosen. I get his point though.
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Besides, the assumption in the OP was such that a trade would be virtually impossible, which is that Markov was still playing at this level. If he were still playing at this level, we would probably be a playoff team and not selling, barring a great hockey trade that gave IMMEDIATELY useful assets in return.
We won't sell him anyway...
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Thye point being made was quite simply:
Once you make the playoffs anything can happen

Sorry, i forgot to include the roadmap
I've heard that argument before and it's extremely weak. Not all teams are created equal and not all have an equal chance to win. It's like arguing that you need to buy a ticket to win the lotto.

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