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06-26-2012, 11:08 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
my take is that it has to be one of two things as to why the caps hire non nhl veteran coaches. its either leonsis budget allowance won't allow for hiring a successful established coach or mcphee is looking for a coach with a new approach.
cassidy and hanlon were all about budget, i am convinced. boudreau was about his record as he was hired as an actual temp replacement. hunter again was hired as a temp as far as i can tell.
now? is ted skimping on the coaching budget? i would not be surprised. but who knows.
its a certain pattern of preference
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