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01-30-2013, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by KIRK View Post
And our point is that this isn't a 6 game phenomenon. That's the only difference between Therrien's last 25 games as HC and Bylsma's last 25. Strike that: Therrien also had a ******** team in his last 25 (he'd have killed to have what Bylsma has to work with . . . Satan, Sykora, Dupuis, and Feds for the top six, no Gonchar or Whitney . . . ouch).
This is a new season under unique circumstances, and Bylsma has a better record than Therrien had in his last 25 games.

We just keep going round and round on this one. I'm confident my opinion will be vindicated here, so I won't say much more on the subject until there's been enough time for timing/rust issues to be sort out this season.

Before the year started, I don't think anyone envisioned calling for Bylsma's head after a 3-3 start. Lockout blue balls are causing impatience and a glib dismissal of the lack of prep time before this season.

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