Thread: Confirmed with Link: Barry Trotz out as coach - Hired in Washington
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04-14-2014, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Byrddog View Post
You are exactly right. Who ever the new coach is will be here two years or less. There is no way this team as it stands can undergo a complete system change with the current roster. If they blow it up it will take two years to get back to playoffs minimum. Its going to be painful, Change is here now just have the stomach to see it through.
I just could not disagree with this more- whoever the new coach is, he is going to have great talent on defense (quite possibly could be the most talented d in the whole NHL the next 2-3 year). Also set at goaltender IF Pekka returns to his old form (a big if at this point I admit).

But who exactly on on this team can't stand or undergo a system change?? If anything, some of the young talent we have at forward NEED A SYSTEM CHANGE. Smith, Wilson, Forsberg, Jarnkrok, heck even Stalberg- you think those guys are best suited for a Trotz-like system??? I think its just the opposite- a system change could be just what many of our forwards need............

We absolutely do NOT need to blow it up...........

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