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02-20-2013, 05:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Sabretip View Post
My fear with Rolston being promoted is that his learning curve from collegiate to the minors and now to the NHL - all in less than 2 years - will become another crutch for the team to use to write off not only this season but next year as well. Injuries were the company calling card for explaining last season's failures.

I don't want a new, inexperienced coach trying to learn the ins and outs of the NHL and 29 other teams to be the next excuse.
Good news is that it's a shortened season. And we already stink. I don't think we can be much worse, so he can use this season as a learning tool. If the players respond at all and we look better, yet still lose, he could still be hired next year. But the team has to look more motivated.

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