Thread: Fire Krueger
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04-23-2013, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Jean Ralphio View Post
I was on board with the Krueger hire when it happened, mostly because he was saying the right things, and the praise that came from both his peers and players.
But some of his coaching decisions and subsequent rationale are baffling to say the least. If management is still high on him, I wonder if there's a scenario where he can step aside back into an associate role (like Tony Granato did a few years back in Colorado), and we can hire an experienced NHL coach.
I agree, I felt the same way at the time.
boy were we wrong.
don't know if anyone had mentioned it, but Krueger's quality of motivational speaking (by the way the oilers have played) is more and more looking like that chris farley motivational speaker that lives in a van down by the river.
they must be neighbours.

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