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06-24-2013, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by BloFan4Life View Post
A couple things I have noticed in this thread:

There are multiple ways to build a top team, tanking multiple seasons in the hopes of getting a game changing talent is not the only one and is the least respected one.

Everyone loves to pimp out the talent BS line, but how much top end talent does Boston really have?!?! Chara is a force, but beyond that they have guy that know their roles and play hard. They are talented, but they don't have a top end forward like everyone keeps stressing we need.

This brings me up to a team like Toronto. Toronto took Boston to the brink and should have won that series. This whole notion that just getting in and winning one round is all that you can strive for without top end talent is ludicrous.
Are you ignoring other things, though, like the fact that LA was packed with top end talent, as are Pittsburgh, Chicago, and many other perennial contenders.

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