Thread: Confirmed with Link: Oates named head coach
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06-26-2012, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by RandyHolt View Post
He is intense. I remember our lady byng candidate getting downright nasty when the playoffs started. Pissed we presumably low balled him - he said F you. I think its good for a coach to some fire in reserve.

I loved hearing Tocchet saying that he never stated the obvious. Hockey is such a simple sport, I think a coach risks losing the room stating the obvious, or with other dumb statements.

Werk harder! Just out werk em!

Personally, when I need a good judge of character in the hockey world, the first name I dial is Rick Tochett.

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