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02-20-2013, 02:10 AM
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nowhereman
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Originally Posted by TheNudge View Post
That's not a excuse, look at Detroit. They've been very competitve the last 20 years and counting. What do they do each year ? They found a diamond in a rough. The problem is the scout and the gm since it's is job to improve is team from the ground up.
They got lucky, more than anything. During that time, their two franchise forwards were 6th and 7th round picks, while their best player was a 3rd rounder who ended up being one of the best defensemen of all time.

Everybody gets lucky once in a while. Detroit just so happens to have done it three times.

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