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09-03-2013, 11:52 AM
Change is good.
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They care because this is a reflection of where our current prospect pool stands (with a few exceptions) and how those players stack up against other organizations. In the grand scheme of things, the tournament is meaningless, but at the same time, it's important to see these kids matched up against higher quality competition. It brings the potential future of the organization together, and if they get shellacked, it reflects badly on them as well as the people who put the team together.
If you think Clark and Gorton don't care about fielding a competitive team, then you're just kidding yourself.
This makes sense... for younger prospects, guys who've played very few pro games and guys who haven't played in NA.
There is no reason to bring Dylan McIlrath (who's already played in it once, got loads of ice time in HFD last year after his return) or J.T. Miller (who played tons of games with the big club last year), both of whom we already know will get lots of PT in big league camp.
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