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10-15-2013, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by nils2317 View Post
I don't know much about what's going on there, but people here wanted Eakins as our coach
Man I want ****in Herb Brooks, he was chill.

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Originally Posted by GAGLine View Post
Yeah, what are they thinking expecting him to play both sides of the puck. There are plenty of players who both play defense at least respectably well and put up great numbers. Asking Yak to be one of those players isn't stifling his creativity.
Or they could leave him alone and let him become a 50 goal scorer. Not every player is a defensive player just like not every player is an offensive player.

But grinders and 4C's who can't score a lick are worshiped by fans an coaches, while great snipers with all the skill in the world who aren't the most well-rounded are cast aside like lepers. Gretzky is lucky he played in the 80's; they would hate him now.

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