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Still the Southleast

Josh Barr, Flin Flon, Man.

I think the way people look at the Capitals this year is being blown way out of proportion.

They did not finish the year with 121 points because they are a powerhouse team, they finished with 121 points because the Southeast Division is an absolute joke.

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Look at Olli Jokinen and Jay Bouwmeester. Both played on Florida and had excellent years, but put them in the Western Conference and suddenly the magic disappears.

Coincidence? I think not.