The Armchair GM Thread - XL
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05-15-2013, 09:28 AM
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So essentially next season is a throw away year and we shouldn't expect anything to improve? That's a tough one for me to stomach. Then again, there are those who still think this team is good enough, like three straight offensive no-shows in the playoffs wasnt enough and we need a fourth for them to finally get it (maybe?).
You can expect the on ice play to improve hopefully with a new coach and a new system, but I agree with Patches, expecting to go "All-In" again is just not smart management.
Roll with what we have, hope some players bounce back under a new leader, and hopefully that's enough to get to the playoffs....where anything can happen.
Dropping cap and very little flexibility makes this the best case of direction IMO, if you don't like we know you like the Oilers, jump on that bandwagon for our re-tooling year.
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