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#1 Rick

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 01:31 PM

http://www.freep.com...-Red-Wings-camp


Guess he must be bored.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 01:57 PM

He does have the golden touch. McCrimmon should be worried.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 01:59 PM

He does have the golden touch. McCrimmon should be worried.

DAMN! You beat me to it! :lol:

But ya, seriously, take off McCrimmon! Please Mr. Holland and Mr. I, hire this guy!

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:02 PM

He does have the golden touch. McCrimmon should be worried.

That's what I thought as well...Please someone correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Hitchcock known for being a bit of a "hard ass" with the players, and is quite demanding?

If so - he's exactly what our D could use.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:21 PM

That's what I thought as well...Please someone correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Hitchcock known for being a bit of a "hard ass" with the players, and is quite demanding?

If so - he's exactly what our D could use.


I hate Hitchcock and so do the players, reportedly. But he gets them to perform. Perhaps you're right.

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#6 Echolalia

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:24 PM

I lolled at this.

“Hitch phoned me and said, ‘I want to learn, can I come to your camp?,'” Babcock said. “I phoned Kenny Holland and said, ‘He wants to learn, but I want to learn, too -- can he come to our camp?’

But seriously. What are the chances that he takes a coaching spot? I don't want to get my hopes up too much.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:38 PM

Weird....

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:42 PM

I think Hitch coming in and replacing McCrackhead, is large, but silent move, that puts the other 29 teams on notice.

I f***in love this team! They have an off year, and they come back reloaded and ready to f*** some s*** up!

Come on Mr. and Mrs. 'I', pay that gray haired man!
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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:45 PM

Hey, Hitch: "Pizza Pizza!!" :P

I f***in love this team! They have an off year, and they come back reloaded and ready to f*** some s*** up!


yes. In so many words, what you said. Their "off" year wouldn't even have been that, had half the team not been injured most of the season. Health is the key.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:58 PM

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 02:59 PM

If this man replaces McCrimmon... tears of joy will be spilled. Not so much because I don't like Brad, but I mean Hitch is a defensive specialist. This would be an awesome move if it happens. :thumbup:

Please happen.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 03:07 PM

Hey, Hitch: "Pizza Pizza!!" :P



yes. In so many words, what you said. Their "off" year wouldn't even have been that, had half the team not been injured most of the season. Health is the key.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 03:11 PM

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 03:28 PM

Feel that McCrimmon? That's the fire under your ass...

All I have to say about Holland and our off-season:

Here in this thread

Here in this one as well

Here in this one too

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Here


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Posted 17 September 2010 - 03:46 PM

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 03:46 PM

This guy has been a headcoach for so long and even won a cup in -99, doubt he would accept being an assistant coach even if it's for Detroit.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 04:00 PM

This guy has been a headcoach for so long and even won a cup in -99, doubt he would accept being an assistant coach even if it's for Detroit.


Unless he just wants less pressure, less media, etc. but still wants to be around the game.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 04:03 PM

I don't see him replacing McCrimmon, but I also don't see him having a shot at an NHL head coaching gig this season (at least, until January/February).

You never know, I suppose.

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 05:15 PM

How did he get fired in the first place?

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Posted 17 September 2010 - 05:39 PM

How did he get fired in the first place?

Columbus sucked?





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