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01-23-2013, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by flapanthersfan View Post
apparently. proof is in the pudding.

dineen (or any NHL coach) has a much better grasp of their locker rooms than any fan ever would. criticizing their choice of captaincy is silly.
so, one game is proof? did we fall apart in the 16 games he missed last year? or is it different now that he has the C on his chest?

i'm being a bit of an ass because i don't buy it. first of all, teams just don't fold like a cheap tent when their captain is out. also, we know there were other viable candidates. GR reported that many players expected weiss to be named C.

there are times i've made the same argument about criticizing coaches (especially on technical issues) but here, i think he's vulnerable.

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