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05-11-2011, 05:24 PM
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Even if you take the mulligan view, however, McPhee's seeming lack of accountability is puzzling. It is one thing for an owner to hire a good hockey guy and let him do his job...
A. You have no idea how long and how hard a look Leonsis and Patrick have taken at McPhee's performance. Unless the only sign of that hard look is firing him.
B. You have no idea what level of accountability McPhee has been held to unless accountability means fired.
C. The coaches. Wilson. Took them to the finals. Had a lenthy run as coach in San Jose. Having a lenthy run in Toronto. Was head coach of team USA at the past Olympics and gave a stacked team Canada fits. Seems to me Wilson is a pretty good hockey coach. Cassidy was hired by Leonsis. Hanlon: Do you know what the budget was for that hire and how many experienced coaches were willing to coach a certain last place team for a small paycheck?
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