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Old 10-09-15, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Crusaders View Post
Once they made two consecutive Stanley Cups, they started chasing that hard. The old GM would trade away first rounders at the deadline almost every season. With money wrapped up in Fleury, Crosby, and Malkin, they prioritized supplementing their lines over defensive depth. Losing Jordan Staal hurt a lot, too. His line was crucial during the cup runs.
Yeah, you need to the $$$ to pay the guys who do the dirty work, who do the things that dont show up on the stat sheet. As my buddy said...ya need guys to shovel the "crap". Team because too soft and not built for the grind of the postseason.
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