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10-28-2013, 09:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Pastafazul View Post
NY owes Torts an apology!
Isn't it the opposite, Ponzi, eeh I am sorry, Torts built this team. He coched them for 3.5 years. Got players handpicked for him. We jettisoned Gabby, got Nash. We never looked for puck moving ability on the blueline. Always premiered the Pyatt, Boyle and co's of the world.

Now all of a sudden we have a team that can't even remotely move the puck at the same level of say the Islanders and everything is just a mess -- and we should appologise to Torts???

I don't quite follow to be honest.

Originally Posted by True Blue View Post
Other teams that have a record of success. What coach cannot get their teams to show up and play with any degree of effort?
Agreed. We need to play better. We are over 1/10 into the season, time is flying by. There are "excuses" for AV, but not to be one of the worst teams in the league. We need to play better and with more effort.

But undoubtedly, the guy before him left a helluva mess behind him. One have witnessed alot at this place, but to argue that Torts has done a good job here in NY in light of how horrible the team looks that he left behind is up there for sure...

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