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01-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Up the Irons
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Originally Posted by Halibut View Post
It doesnt matter if Eakins is a horrible coach or not they're stuck with him now for at least this season and a good chunk of next. If they should have kept any coach it was probably Renney but now they've flipped coaches every year like clockwork and I think that more than anything has hurt any form of systems play from our players.
probably right. it's just sad (albeit, water under the bridge) that the coach they have to stick with may very well be the weakest of the bunch.

Brian Sutherland made a good point. paraphasing: young players can be indifferent or flippant to a coach when they see that the coach is always fired. It may be that Eakins is a victim of being the 3rd guy in 3 years. the kids just don't take the coach seriously, because they know they are the ones in charge.

Once, again, an ugly environment created by inept management. over and over again.

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