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03-04-2012, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Handling the egos and ice time of star players.
Barry Trotz is widely respected for his ability to deal with players - getting them to buy in without clashing. He is an excellent communicator.

handling adjustments over a 7 game series of facing the same opponent.
Coaches make adjustments during the regular season too. They pre-scout every opponent, and prepare specifically for them. Agreed that it goes to a higher level in the play-offs, but it's not unique to play-off hockey.

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