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06-14-2013, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by hototogisu View Post
I think there was a failing on the Habs' part as well of not putting Latendresse is a situation to succeed. He had the frame but not the tools to be a power forward, yet we kept trying to cram him into that role. He seemed to do much better in Minny where he was allowed to be who he was and not told to stand in front of the net or worry about hitting guys. I guess we'll never really know what he could have been with all his injuries.
I would not have had a problem with Latendresse if he didn't want to go around crushing people.. But he had to go to the net, bully or stand there. Any coach on any team is going to put him there and if he wants to be successful, he must do it.

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