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05-16-2013, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Barney Gumble View Post
It's just my own opinion, but given the cap levels for the next few years; I don't think it's all that great an idea to give multi-year deals to 'depth players'.
I think we share similar views, but there is something to the argument that these 'depth' players make a significant difference in the playoffs. If the two competing teams' top minute guys 'saw-off' then it's the difference in these 'depth' guys, which will mean winning or losing a series. That being said, the Canuck's current core group is not as good as several NHL teams: Chicago, Detroit, Anehiem, San Jose, LA, Pittsburgh, Boston, St. Louis, Ottawa. Are there more?

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