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02-25-2013, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by adam graves View Post
Nope. Teams dont tank. they need to sell tickets. They mailed out thousands of renewals. they have club dead embarrassingly sitting empty.

What percentage renew a tanked team?
AG a shrewd business person salvages short term success for long run growth. What team sells more tickets in the long run the one that finishes between 10-13th in the conference every year or one that finishes 14-15th a couple of years and then is a perennial playoff contender the next 10. Thats what a top 5 draft pick can secure us imo.

I might be wrong with the confidence part, but Id rather save Markstrom's stellar play for when we can actually win games. The rest of our team is absolute garbage, I would hate to see him be the only player showing up and getting same results (we did that for 10 years and the goalie's name was Roberto Luongo)

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