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03-07-2014, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Armourboy View Post
If I can remember right I'm not sure anyone thought this team was going to be anything awesome offensively ( well on the Preds boards). We all hoped that it wouldn't be bad but we knew there was a chance that would happen.

I think the thought at the start was that we would need Smith and Wilson to step up, Stalberg to basically replace what Erat was doing, and then hope Legwand, Fischer, and Horny did their thing or maybe just a bit more to even make it to the playoffs. Then we needed a healthy Rinne and the D corp to play well.

We end up with no Rinne, and pretty much Smith doing what we needed him to do. Looks like the thoughts were about right.
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1507265&page=2

This is just one thread not the one I was referring to nut there was some unrealistic expectations.

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