Leafs hire Rick St. Croix as new goalie coach
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09-19-2012, 12:42 PM
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This situation reminds me of the discussion on the main boards were non-Leafers were denying that there's any truth to there being any pressure playing in a market like Toronto. Here we have a guy who fans never see on the ice, who doesn't hear fans boo him or chant mean things about him at games and yet he openly admits (just like many former players and staff) that the pressure and attention was something that he longer wanted to be apart of.
Funny, a couple of months ago I heard Mike Gillis on the radio discussing at length the negative effects that playing in major markets can have on players what with the media pressure, lack of anonymity, and other distractions.
People who get their kicks out of trolling the Leafs were never too bright to begin with, so no surprise.
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