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05-21-2013, 02:32 PM
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Originally Posted by OccupySouthBroadSt View Post
Part of that was b/c of the coaches as well. Hitchcock was notorious for favoring vets. Heck we lost Justin Williams who he always had in his doghouse partly b/c of Hitchcock's tough love approach with rookies. Seidenberg also didn't benefit from Hitch b/c he preferred vet d men. Richards was also not a fan of Hitch and the Flyers would have possibly lost him much earlier. I remember Gagne commenting on how only certain players with thick skin could deal with Hitch. Gagne though credited him with making him a better player and so did Modano with Dallas...
Add Sharp to that list.

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