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03-16-2014, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Ranskyre View Post
Did a Google search for "longevity of losing NHL coaches" and came across a statistical analysis from 2006. Basically said the older the coach and the longer tenure, the harder they are to get rid of. Kind of a no-brainer.
Interestingly, firing the coach mid season usually results in about a nine game DROP in performance, and then the team is back to where they were.
Winnipeg had an uptick, but now they're coming back.
I think Trotz should go, but I wouldn't expect miracles from the next guy.
the problem with your line of thinking is, Trotz isn't a "losing" coach. He has a lifetime winning record, and is exactly .500 this year with a team missing its all star goaltender

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