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02-28-2013, 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by struckbyaparkedcar View Post
I always perceived this the other way around - Muckler and Nolan had their own issues, Nolan got Muckler canned and then Dom said some things about Nolan. To me, Hasek was a faction, albeit a large one, in the dynamic of a larger front-office power struggle.
Hasek was the biggest reason for the power struggle. The factional struggle was devisive in a way people on the outside of the situation may not fully know. Suffice to say, Hasek and Nolan would not have been on the same team the next fall. One was going to no longer be in Buffalo.

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