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10-05-2013, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by SnowblindNYR View Post
The brainwashing of being a "winner", a "leader", and "tough" are why we have threads like this. People get brainwashed by these buzz words and stop living in reality. That's why a lot of players go too high in the draft, people are enamored with intangibles. So this spills over into coaching where being a "winner" and "leader" as a player makes you a better coach than an actual coach.
Agreed

It would have been nice if Messier actually went through the steps to become an NHL coach, like Roy.

But he didn't, expected the position and left when he couldn't get it. Absolutely shocking that he goes to the Oilers...

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