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02-05-2013, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by llamapalooza View Post
Problem is, in a 48-game season, every game counts 1.7x as much. I get that as far as the actual quality of the team goes, that doesn't make it any easier to judge whether it's a slump or a trend, but the fact of the matter is that waiting for 10 games before declaring it a worrying trend means you've seen the equivalent of 17 games go by.
Maybe in terms of points, but you can't evaluate the team that way. We can't pretend we've seen the Wild play nearly 20 games and fully judge the players and coaches. Especially without a training camp and preseason.

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