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06-04-2013, 09:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Tawnos View Post
Scotty Bowman coached for the Blues before moving on to Montreal. Al Arbour succeeded Bowman in St Louis before moving on to the Islanders. Does anyone really think that those guys were seen as not having any flaws?

And, I wonder, were Islanders fans sick of Al Arbour after 5 years of playoff disappointment?

The point is, everyone has flaws until they win, including those who we don't think had any now.
Exactly. How many guys become HOF-caliber coaches at their first coaching stop? It doesn't happen. If we're holding out for some amazingly qualified candidate, we'll all be disappointed.

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