Thread: The Columbus Dispatch: Richards hired as Head Coach
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05-14-2012, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by DJAnimosity View Post
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#CBJ GM Scott Howson heard from 8-10 coaches interested in #CBJ job, but did not hold formal interviews.
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I don't care who called, I care who Howson called. If the answer is "no one" that's pathetic.
Agree with Cap'n.

Lord knows I'm not one for conspiracies or over-reading into things not said, but the "Howson said 8-10 coaches interested" thing reads to me like a "see what a highly-desirable position we have despite the fact we didn't actually do a coaching search" comment - a possibly even made-up number that doesn't mean anything.

If the sum total of the search was to field a handful of calls and then hire Richards, that's bad. Again, I hesitate to make that assumption, but if...

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