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06-14-2013, 07:13 PM
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Originally Posted by John Wayne Gretzky View Post
Agreed. I would love Torts. He is the same type of motivational guy, but he is a smart coach who doesn't take **** from primadonna players (which is why he was fired from what I have heard). Players that cannot handle the coach telling them what they are doing wrong are whats wrong with sports in general today. If you are playing bad and being paid upwards of 6 million dollars, you should be getting chewed out, and thats why the coach is getting paid his salary. Hell I'd even take Ruff.
You lost me. Ruff is a loud mouth that can only survive as long as the act is fresh with his players. Once they catch on, they tune him out, and there's nothing to fall back on. Tortorella isn't much better. Slightly better tactician, but his repertoire with the players is toxic at best.

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