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03-07-2013, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Stop Winnin View Post
Watching this team before Rolston came around hurt me inside.

This is the same thing people that root for losing do, at least what I do anyway. I'd prefer getting Jones/Mackinnon/Drouin over getting the 9th seed(which is what is more likely to happen than making the playoffs). This team needs more talent, It's the perfect year to tank and getting a guy like Mackinnon would go a long way for this franchise.
I do agree that I'd rather be awful than mediocre. Mediocrity begets mediocrity. But I just can't personally bring myself to cheer/hope this team loses.

I guess on my scale of what I'd like to see my teams be it's:

1) At the top (AKA: Playoff bound in any way, shape or form)
2) At the bottom (AKA: Solid draft selection)
3) Mediocre (No where near the top of the draft and just missing out on playoffs. This is purgatory and is NO good!)*

*= This is acceptable if you dealt a player to a poor team who in turn gave you a high first rounder.

Having said that, I still can't root for the team to lose.

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