The Armchair GM Thread - Part XXXII - Kessel Run Edition
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02-09-2013, 06:46 PM
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Then we should move on from them. Paying over $12M/year for two players who aren't producing at an elite level is a recipe for disaster and will be the beginning of this team turning into what the Calgary Flames are.
The Sedins are at just under 70% offensive zone starts this season, yet their ES production are below what a player like Cody Eakin has put up in Dallas. Cut their O-zone starts down to where most other first liners are and their production likely drops even more.
The Flames were never any good in the first place and never had the good, young players we have right now. You want this team to be bad or to turn bad but it just isn't going to happen.
Their production didn't increase when they went to those zone starts, I don't know why you assume it would cause a decline.
Every time you have doubted the twins, they've proven you wrong. The twins know they have to make their name in the playoffs now. You continually marginalize the regular season and now you want to get rid of them after 8 regular season games?
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