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12-22-2011, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by zeroG View Post
calling something ridiculous without knowing the culture up there is not cool. have a look at the numbers: the analogy isn't great but imagine if the marlins were to hire a manager who didn't speak english.
I agree with the below.

Originally Posted by blackpanthers View Post
It is completely ridiculous to base a coaching decision on whether the individual is a francophone. Using the logic that the coach has to be a francophone, wouldn't that mean that your players need to be francophone too? Obviously it doesn't matter since 17 players on the Canadiens roster are not even from Canada and I highly doubt the majority of their players are francophone.
Yep. Hire the best available coach, if said coach can't speak French, but can win, so be it.

So you're saying there's a chance!
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