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04-08-2013, 02:22 PM
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deanwormer
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Originally Posted by gopreds19 View Post
I love how a lot of people are above "tanking". but think we should rest vets, call up youngsters, and "see what happens". People that's the definiton of tanking. You think Trotz and co are going to delierately throw games? To tank, you ice a team as poor and inexperienced as possibleb by resting vets and calling up inexperienced youngsters. .
Tanking is playing Clune 1st line minutes. It's taking a healthy SWeber out of the lineup. Etc. Kids playing against other teams that are outta' it, or playing instead of banged up Fish - not the same thing. There is no reason a guy that's injured should be out there with the potential to get hurt worse. There is no reason Rinne should be playing back-to-back (shouldn't have been anyway). Tanking is an attitude that 'it's ok to lose' - and that is never ok.

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