Michel Therrien II
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02-20-2013, 02:27 PM
Join Date: Mar 2008
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MT looks like that old wise geezer who always a solution to everything. A father figure.
What did Reagan said? "Speak softly but carry a big stick".
This is what I think of when I see MT.
That's Truman... Or Roosevelt? I think it's Truman
Anyway. Therrien is clearly doing the job so far. I believe his great success stems out of 2 things he has been stellar at:
1- Convincing everybody to buy into the team concept; both in spirit and execution. White's recent success is a great example; but also convincing Prust to join us as well as turning Bourque around.
2- Energy management, both long and short term. Therrien hasn't shortened his bench a single time this year. He is very, very careful not to overplay any line, any player. He wants his team to remain healthy and competitive the whole season; which is why he rolls a balanced 3-pairings as well as a very, very used 4th line.
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