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09-15-2013, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Stealth JD View Post
If the Oil miss the playoffs again this year, it may be because of the attitude within the organization...they've clearly got enough talent to compete with anyone on any given night. Listen to this quote from the departed Paajarvi:

ďItís a huge difference (from Edmonton),Ē he said. ďHere, everybody talks about the Cup, everybody talks about being a contender. In Edmonton, it was going to the playoffs and trying to make the playoffs, so itís definitely a couple of steps up. Iíve had two months to think about it, and the more I think about it, the more I really want to be here. Itís just an awesome and exciting feeling.Ē

I doubt the Blues were talking about "winning" the cup" before 2011. The Blues ARE in contention to win the cup so that would be their goal. Paajarvi just missed the "lets make the playoffs" by the Blues because he wasn't on the team when they weren't contenders.

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