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Dave Nonis wanted the Leafs to hire Dallas Eakins instead of Randy Carlyle as coach
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01-25-2013, 07:19 PM
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2 bad periods. Must have had this article filed and ready to go.
Fact: Eakins had never even coached an AHL playoff game when Carlyle was hired -- not one.
Carlyle had a Stanley Cup and missed the playoffs only twice in 12 seasons as a pro coach.
Nonis was wrong if this was his thought.
Its a fact also Dan Bylsma never coached a AHL playoff game prior to winning a Stanley Cup. Just thought you should know.
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