Has the emergence of Eric Gelinas and Jon Merrill in NJ made Larsson expendable ?
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12-10-2013, 05:38 PM
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I'll put it this way. If Lou Lamoriello, who sat on his hands most of the summer and waited for most of the big name guys to sign elsewhere, came into this season thinking his team was a contender for the playoffs, let alone the cup, then perhaps its time he let himself out to pasture.
I don't think he's delusional enough to think that.
I don't think he's the type that does a full tear-down and rebuild
, but he obviously is in a form of rebuild, that was brought on by his star leaving town, and his core aging. It's fairly obvious that this wasn't a playoff team coming into the year, and I don't think Lamoriello saw anything in the roster that anyone else didn't. I will give you guys credit though, you are better than you look on paper.
No and thank god he isn't, we don't want to go through what the Oilers have been doing last 7 years, that's gotta be depressing as a fan.
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