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05-08-2006, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by deandebean
Well, Carbo and Bob DID talk about Markov being...different. Maybe they're hinting that a coach cannot get accross to him at all, because of some barrier. Who knows? But Carbo and Bob don't go talking about guys for nothing.
I heard gainey say, I'm paraphrasing,' Andrei at times plays excellent hockey but at other times doesn't play at that level. Getting him to play at that level more consistently is part of Andrei's development. I see Markov as a similar D man to Schneider, and he continued developing his game as a veteran. I don't think we can assume a whole lot at this point. Gainey knows how much the team needs him, he just doesn't quite get what makes the guy tick,yet.

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