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05-03-2013, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by GrigsAndGirgs View Post
I find it highly ironic that after finally getting rid of Ruff, we have people clamoring for Tippett.
Aside from Turris, which was the result of Tippett wanting to re-start his development because of how badly the prior regime botched it, he's been pretty good at developing new guys (OEL, Boedker) and getting the most out of guys who were starting to establish themselves as NHLers (Hanzal, Yandle). Additionally, his teams are aggressive and possess the puck, he's churned out a plethora of successful depth players, and he's very good with when to deploy players.

Pretty much none of these things apply to Lindy Ruff.

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