*OFFICIAL* Windsor Spitfires 2012-13 Season Thread (Part 7)
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02-09-2013, 11:42 PM
Join Date: Dec 2012
Hey guys. Knights fan here, following the race for the last playoff spot. Obviously cause I want to know who we'll play in the first round, but I think Windsor really needs this to stay in contention of a Memorial Cup bid.
After what's been happening in Saskatoon, I don't see the committee giving a non-playoff team the Cup. Sure, they'll be better next year, but it's still a risk. Actually, I feel almost certain that they won't give it to Windsor if they don't make the playoffs. That may have been a big part of the reason they didn't trade off KoKo and got Aleardi - they needed the playoffs.
That said, Windsor could turn this race around in a hurry if they take both of those upcoming games against Saginaw.
Last 15 games for you guys:
And Saginaw's schedule:
Both look pretty even, I'd say Saginaw has the slightly tougher final 15. Then again, they have been beating teams they have no business beating (5-3 over Barrie last night).
It'll all depend on the Sag-Wsr home and home.
Should be interesting going down the stretch.
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