Thread: Confirmed with Link: Muller going to coach Milwaukee
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06-24-2011, 07:22 PM
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Good move imo.

Also called it.

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I agree. He's never been a head coach. He doesn't have his own system. He doesn't have an assistant that he's worked with that can slip into a role and compliment him well.

Boucher has been a head coach before he was hired with the Lightening. He brought in his 2 assistants from Hamilton to support him but Boucher / Yzerman also brought in Wayne Flemming who has over 30 years of coaching experience including over 10 in the NHL as an assistant coach.

Muller really needs to go to a developing team like Ottawa or somewhere where he can be given some breathing room before results are expected. NJ isn't the right fit for him imo, down the stretch last year, they proved that they are a playoff contention team.
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If he doesn't get an offer this summer, I think he needs to take a head coaching job in the AHL if he ever wants to become an NHL head coach. In fact, I think he should do it regardless for the experience before taking on a NHL job.

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