Thread: News Article: Jacques Lemaire?
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05-22-2009, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Jester View Post
The young players on this team hated playing for Hitch...Lemaire doesn't exactly have a nicer reputation for not aggravating players with his attention to the defensive/technical.

I think they need someone who is more in the middle...thus why I would have really liked someone like Torts if they could have talked him into not bashing players in the media.
The other problem is his old-NHL style of coaching, he castrated what little offense the Wild usually had because he had to have his match ups.

However, if you look at some guys around the league, some of them have had their best offensive years under Lemaire.

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