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12-29-2012, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by TS Quint View Post
I would have said Mursak and Kindl are examples of how Holland was right and they were not ready. Kindl is still a 6th dman. Mursak will never be ready. Them playing would have done nothing but crush them.
If that's the case, why are they playing at all? Kindl is a sixth dman because he never got an opportunity to be anything else. You are wasting roster spots if you actually believe they will never be ready. Either scenario makes it look like Ken Holland screwed up.

Mursak was DOA the second he got hurt and was never given a chance after that.

I really believe that the only reason Holland keeps going with washed up veterans over youth is because, he still views the Wings as contenders. It makes total sense when you look at it from that perspective. You want the veteran presence that makes less mistakes over rookies/younger inexperienced players in the later rounds.

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