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02-22-2013, 10:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Sorinth View Post
Thomas was drafted by Quebec, then went to Edmonton before finally signing with Boston.

Boston finished with 74pts the year before they signed Chara. They then built the team around Chara. He wasn't a guy they signed to put them over the top.
Team building is a rather haphazard affair. You don't get to choose when to build. They had Bergeron, Krecji, and Lucic in the system already. Chara and Thomas are only two players. Without the rest of them, they wouldn't have been able to hoist the Cup.

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