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06-28-2013, 05:14 PM
Keep Seth Jones
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Originally Posted by Iron Duke View Post
I think the Preds are semi-unique in that they seem to have gone through multiple building periods, being forced to recreate their core, yet have remained fairly competitive throughout that process. They really haven't gone through a rebuild in which they've blown the team up, yet even the last few years have been a rebuild of sorts as they've transitioned away from the Arnott-Sullivan-Dumont-Suter-Weber-Hamhuis group to build around a group consisting of Weber-Rinne-Josi-Hornqvist-Wilson, etc... And that prior group was built out of another core group before that. That the team has remained a consistent player in the playoff picture speaks pretty highly of the skill with which the organization has been run, relatively speaking. Continuity and consistent performance is a very difficult thing to achieve in pro sports, especially for a an organization that has lacked in financial resources.
Spot on, sir.

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