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10-31-2013, 09:19 PM
Join Date: Jul 2008
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One thing I found interesting. He's admitted that he had to go back and teach basic traditional defense which is pretty freakin sad. He assumed the players knew how to do that and while he didn't do a poll in the room, he could tell on the players' faces that they had no clue. That's a telling sign that it isn't all his fault. It sounds like the players were never taught much of anything from the previous coaches defensive wise and it would make sense, as most nights, they were outshot and out played. This year though, many games they haven't been out shot and out played, so it is working. But, since it wasn't wired into their heads about the defensive side of the puck all these years, it's going to take time.
When he found that out why does Steve Smith still have his job?!
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