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01-18-2014, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by oobga View Post
Smith and Buchy? MacT stated that Eakins could pick whoever he wanted BUT he also stated that he thought those 2 guys should say. So, newb coach thanking his lucky stars he got a sweet NHL job knows his boss wants to keep his 2 friends on board who are also friends with President Lowe and also Buchy happens to be good friends with Katz. Hmm... think the decision he was supposed to make was pretty well laid out for him.

The good thing is he got to hire one of his own buddies to screw up the special teams and yell obscenities.
Yes, this is something MacT wanted -- a holdover to help transition for the new coach and the players as well, something about continuity. Really damn stupid, but I didn't realize Buchberger had ingratiated himself in Katz' company, so...

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