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05-10-2008, 06:36 PM
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Not everyone who has worked with Martin can be called a Mini-Martin but certainly a former assistent with no prior NHL Head Coaching Experience could qualify as a potential head coach of the Panthers who Martin could just pull the strings as his puppet and coach in the same manner and philosphy as Martin. It may not be absolutely true but it is a worry if he hires a former assistent who hasn't made his own mark and style as a NHL Head Coach.
That's a lot of speculation on your part. I think you're driving yourself a little paranoid with all this Mini-Martin stuff. Pearn is one of the most well-respected assistants in the league and has paid his dues for 13 years, he's not some new kid on the block. And yet weren't you one of the people that wanted Cunneyworth here? Cunneyworth meanwhile, has absolutely no coaching experience in the NHL whatsoever, he would be much more likely to be a Mini-Martin than Pearn.
Anyway, the reason I came to this thread was to post this article, about Pearn and Quinn expressing interest in the Panthers' HC vacancy.
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