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08-23-2006, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by GoodRoots View Post
what I was trying to say is trading players that are good now but won't fit in 2009 for a good pick or prospect, not to be the last in the league. It's more like an investment and don't forget Bob's goal is to win the cup in 2009. Maybe to radical for you guys!!
To be honest, I don't think Gainey's goal is to win the cup in '09. I think he goal is to win the cup EVERY year. In the new NHL we have already seen how quickly a team can turn its fortunes around (all four teams from the conference finals last year were non-playoff teams the previous season), and I agree that you should always have an eye on the future, but right now I think all Bob's attention is focused on the '06-'07 season and not 2-3 years away.

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