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Ups & Downs League Wide

from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,

Despite the ups and downs, from one period to the next, the Thrashers are in the thick of the playoff hunt.

Those inconsistencies that plague the Thrashers? Associate coach Brad McCrimmon calls it a league-wide epidemic.

Unless you live in New Jersey, Ottawa or Detroit, chances are your favorite NHL team is driving you crazy this season.

It’s parity. It’s the salary cap. It’s a league filled with young, inexperienced players handed key roles on their teams.

“I don’t see powerhouses anymore,” said a scout for a Western Conference contender. “You can’t keep a team together, everyone wants to get paid.”

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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