Thread: Speculation: Winnipeg Jets 2013 Draft Talk
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02-25-2013, 07:18 AM
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Originally Posted by KingBogo View Post
I've given up trying to figure out where this team will end up. For awhile I thought for sure we would get a top 5 pick. Now it looks like this team could reach the playoffs, especially if Chevy goes into a bit of a buying mode. If we end up in that 7-10 range we have the last 3 years, hopefully something special drops to us. And of course there is always the lottery...someone has to win it.
See, that's the reason why we're a bubble team right now and will most likely end up with a pick between 7-10.

We can't make the step to be a playoff team which demands consistent wins but we're not bad enough to be a bottom 5 team which demands consistent losses.

That was the Thrashers biggest problem and now is the Jets biggest problem.

How do you overcome this?

By having a good GM, drafting well and being in a successfully environment. And I have no doubt that the Jets do have all this and will have overcome this "bubble-team"-status in at least 3 years

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