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 Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614703]
Wed, 13 November 2013 23:04 Go to next message
nullterm  is currently offline nullterm
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Which Coach and Captain combination?[ 82 vote(s) ]
1.Krueger & Horcoff 16 / 20%
2.Krueger & Ference 45 / 55%
3.Eakins & Horcoff 7 / 9%
4.Eakins & Ference 14 / 17%

So you can fire up the time machine and have the option to roll back the Coach and/or the Captain to the previous guy.

Who do you pick?



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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614735 is a reply to message #614703 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 01:31 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Where's your Slats / Gretzky option? I kid I kid.




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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614737 is a reply to message #614735 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 01:39 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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ronster wrote on Thu, 14 November 2013 00:31

Where's your Slats / Gretzky option? I kid I kid.




14 captains X 12 coaches = 168 poll options, too lazy for that. ; )

Pretty amazing that in 20 games a league wide hyped rookie coach can burn all his support.



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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614738 is a reply to message #614737 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 01:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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What's amazing that it took this long for people to see how much of a failure this was.

I called it when he was hired. And I still think he's either fired or resigning after this year. Maybe even a shorter time frame.

The message has been the same every time for the past four coaches. Different methodology and tactics but the message was practically the same.

We all thought his "communication skills " would win over the room and with the addition of Ference (a guy part of a winning team) he would be the voice.

Problem is the issues that killed the last three coaches are still there. And now they made it tens times worse with another new ( and more complicated) system, slumping goalies and players gripping the sticks to tightly.

Perfect storm.

I've never been so negative about the team until this year. From the moment they hired Eakins and I listened to the news conference I had a sinking feeling.


Messier takes over either mid year or next year. Book it.



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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614739 is a reply to message #614738 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 01:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Messier? Vomit. Slats is a smart dude and he didn't give Mess the job for a reason, which is why he's now hanging out in YEG.

I'd rather buy a truckload of flowers, fruit baskets, wine to Krueger's house with a big "we're sorry, come back" note.

I don't even give Eakins the half way point.



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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614740 is a reply to message #614739 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 02:35 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Barring an insane run, and we all know that aint happening, I think Eakins is done before the Olympic break and Mac is doing double duty as coach and gm.


In fairness to Hall, I've wanted to throw a waterbottle at Eakins all season.
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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614757 is a reply to message #614740 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 08:40 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Ales Cooper wrote on Thu, 14 November 2013 02:35

Barring an insane run, and we all know that aint happening, I think Eakins is done before the Olympic break and Mac is doing double duty as coach and gm.

It's such an easy prediction to make.



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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614763 is a reply to message #614739 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 09:04 Go to previous message
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nullterm wrote on Thu, 14 November 2013 00:58

Messier? Vomit. Slats is a smart dude and he didn't give Mess the job for a reason, which is why he's now hanging out in YEG.

I'd rather buy a truckload of flowers, fruit baskets, wine to Krueger's house with a big "we're sorry, come back" note.

I don't even give Eakins the half way point.


Oh I wholeheartedly agree that Messier would be an absolute farce. It's just atypical for these bunch of buffoons.

What a joke, here we are talking about Coaches of Christmas past. What a pathetic state this team is in.






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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614745 is a reply to message #614738 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 07:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Dal-las^Ea-Kins (4 syllables)

George^Burnett (3 syllables)

Eakins wins the number of syllables in their name award, but I hope they tie when it comes to number of games coached.



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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614744 is a reply to message #614703 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 07:19 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I can't vote in this one because I believe that Krueger should still be the coach with Eberle or Gagner as Captain.

[Updated on: Thu, 14 November 2013 11:49]


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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614755 is a reply to message #614744 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 08:35 Go to previous messageGo to next message
TeemaJeema  is currently offline TeemaJeema
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dkb19 wrote on Thu, 14 November 2013 07:19

I cann't vote in this one because I believe that Krueger should still be the coach with Eberle or Gagner as Captain.


Eberle or Gagner?? Captain?? puke




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v4ance wrote on Tue, 06 August 2013 in response to rjayd2

If Adam was a GM, he'd be Ken Holland to your Mike Milbury

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 Re: Turn Back The Clock? (coach/captain) [message #614759 is a reply to message #614755 ]
Thu, 14 November 2013 08:49 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This thread makes me think of:



Realistically if I could turn back time I would probably cheer for a different team.




HOPE

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