Originally Posted by LX
This could work out really well. They can have a bad season record-wise without Casey being tagged as much as he might under a full schedule. And meanwhile they can get a really good sense of what needs to be changed and improved upon, and taste enough sense of success and potential while establishing a new system and new culture, that with a high pick and Jonas joining the team, and maybe a nice pickup somewhere, there could be a definitive turnaround next season.
2 draft picks coming at once and a good FA, that's a game changer! I think we can be a solid 6-8 seed in the coming years.