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10-15-2013, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Gret99zky View Post
I know hindsight is 20/20 but it was so important for this year's team have a good start I wish Eakins would have used the training camp to get his lines set and let the players gel.

Instead of a bunch of "tryouts" for guys who are clearly not going to make the opening night line-up.

Now Eakins has to mix-up the lines and the players have to find their games and gel with real points on the line.

I know it goes against standard practice but this ****** start may have been avoided by using the pre-season to get prepared for winning rather than finding our way during the start of the regular season.

**** tryouts. Get the team ready to win before the games count.
You really want our best players out on the ice in meaningless games where other teams are dressing Neanderthals trying to make a name for themselves. Wasn't just losing Gagner enough for one preseason?

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