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11-13-2010, 12:54 PM
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Ian Laperriere in Adirondack last night, considering the coaching job?

McManus reported from Adirondack that Ian Laperriere was there in the press box last night watching the Phantoms break their 10 game losing streak (thank god they won).

Why would he have made the trek there unless the Flyers' were asking him to consider the head coaching job?

Paddock has already made it quite clear that he is there for the interim, just long enough to right the ship and provide some stability...

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Maybe he is interested as an assistant, or he is just consulting. Despite his personality on the ice, he doesn't really strike me as the coaching-type.

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Best case scenario (though not likely): He's preparing for a conditioning stint.

Worst case scenario (far more likely): The Flyers asked him to go help fix the locker room and guide the players, maybe help them with practices.

Either way, seeing him busy within the organization is a good thing.

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I certainly have no problem with him helping the Phantoms out. But I would have a problem with just giving him the head coaching job given that he has zero coaching experience.

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Would like to add him as an assistant and someone to guide that teams lockerroom.

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Would he have to retire to accept a coaching position? That would put his salary on the books, screwing up the cap situation.

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Would he have to retire to accept a coaching position? That would put his salary on the books, screwing up the cap situation.
Probably on a full-time situation it would be a problem.

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Maybe they want a fresh set of eyes to see his opinion on things.
Maybe he was scouting the other team to get a feel for a possible scouting job after hockey.
Maybe he was visiting relatives.
Maybe he was meeting up with Hacksaw Jim Duggan

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Maybe they want a fresh set of eyes to see his opinion on things.
Maybe he was scouting the other team to get a feel for a possible scouting job after hockey.
Maybe he was visiting relatives.
Maybe he was meeting up with Hacksaw Jim Duggan
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Maybe he is interested as an assistant, or he is just consulting. Despite his personality on the ice, he doesn't really strike me as the coaching-type.
I think Laperriere is the perfect coaching-type. Here's a guy who reinvented himself after being drafted. This was a guy who was a high scoring player in junior hockey and then became an aggressive checker to becoming a leader. He's also a stable influence and someone who people respect.

I agree that he'll need to start as an assistant, but he's going to make a really good coach if he ever decides to become one.

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I love the highly unlikely conclusions people jump to.

Lappy was in Adirondack...he must be considering the head coaching job?

WTF? Seriously? How is that conclusion made? Yes, it is one possible scenario; but it's FAR more unlikely than the other 600. It's more likely that Riley Cote gets the head coaching job, and I think most people would agree, that's unlikely.

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Maybe he is interested as an assistant, or he is just consulting. Despite his personality on the ice, he doesn't really strike me as the coaching-type.
I would have thought the same of Berube but from what I have heard he really knows the game and can break it down for players quickly.

If Lappy is having problems with lights and feeling ill effects still I doubt the riggers of traveling with an AHL team would do him well.

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Ian Laperriere visits Adirondack. And why was Atlanta Thrashers GM Rick Dudley in Glens Falls for 3 games this weekend?
http://twitter.com/DNFlyers/statuses/3857899851878400

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/f...dirondack.html

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“I’m staying busy and it was a chance to talk to the young guys,” Laperriere told the Daily News in a text message. “It was good. They are very promising players and great kids.”
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As an interesting side note, Atlanta Thrashers general manager Rick Dudley spent the entire weekend in Glens Falls, according to Glens Falls Post-Star beat writer Tim McManus. Dudley, possibly on a scouting mission, is the first NHL general manager other than Holmgren to visit Glens Falls since the Phantoms moved back there. Dudley saw all 3 games (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) that the Phantoms played.

It's possible that Dudley was there scouting goaltender Johan Backlund, who has now fallen into a logjam with Sergei Bobrovsky, Brian Boucher and Michael Leighton in front of him on the depth chart.

Backlund started all 3 games while Dudley was in attendance.

We’ll keep an eye on that situation.

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