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05-06-2013, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Tawnos View Post
Bryan Trottier was a victim of a culture and a roster that were ill-suited to any coach. I do seriously wonder about whether or not he would've turned out better in a different situation. The guy also coached a team whose captain not only dominated the room, but was one of his rivals when he was still playing. Not an easy scenario.
My point with the Trottier comment is that so many people are concerned about the on-ice offensive output. Certainly worth a conversation. But theres a lot more that goes into being an NHL coach. A lot more.

So "Oh, Joey Mullen was a good offensive player, lets try him" isnt going to cut it.

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