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03-14-2011, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by CHGoalie72 View Post
Here's this guy who called 'The Captain'.
He's earned that nickname by being a well known leader.
A man who grabbed a bunch of his old buddies, guided a few young faces, got to the nitty gritty, came in, kicked ass, and did what he had to do to win on the biggest stage. Ending a life time of misery. In style.

I'm not knocking John Tortorella, but Mark Messier is one in a few billion that could bring it all together and would do what it takes to be the center of the legendary spotlight once again.

Is there anything that says he wouldn't make a killer coach/GM?
(Lamoriello did it)
He's 1 in a billion based on what? Him being a great ranger. He's done nothin over his career around hockey to prove he'd be a great coach/gm. I'm fine with him being a co-gm or whatever he is but as a coach I think that'd be disasterous- see Wayne Gretzky.

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