Thread: Speculation: The Ultimate Coaching Poll
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06-26-2012, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by txpd View Post
the difference between a $500k coach and a $2.5m coach can be significant. in a related point, who do the caps have as assistant coaches? any long time veteran, known to be ace assistant coaches and/or former successful nhl head coaches here?

no...the difference in cost between ken stevens or craig ramsey and evason and jj is huge
His point was that a $3M salary for a coach is inconsequential in the scheme of things when a team is paying players ~$65M already. When they were keeping the payroll as low as possible 10 years ago, sure, but there's really no chance it's a factor now.

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