OffThePost.org

(Generation III)
It is currently Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:13 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Lefebvre finally fired
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:31 pm 
Offline
Big in Japan
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:37 am
Posts: 9099
Location: 'Real City
Cronyism at its worst. Lefebvre, a Bergevin pal, was the head coach of the Habs' AHL affiliate for six years and up until this season had not produced a single NHLer of note and only made the playoffs once. Charles Hudon, a depth player, broke the cycle of futility. De La Rose and Scherbak might graduate too.

It's not entirely on him because he was joined doing what the team asked of him, but they were awful on his watch.

Tinordi was ruined because they asked him to hit and fight.
McCarron was ruined because he needed to work on speed and skating while they emphasized toughness.
Pateryn needed to leave to find success. Ditto Andrighetto.
Beaulieu has all the gifts in the world and hasn't put it together.
Leblanc was punished for being drafted by the old regime.
So many meh defencemen: Dietz, Lernout, Ellis, Drewiske, Johnston, Hanley, Didier, Parisi.

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:38 pm 
Offline
OTP Clown
User avatar

Joined: Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:25 pm
Posts: 3450
There is a pretty good coach in Halifax who seems to have a knack for working with high end euros...


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:18 pm 
Offline
Un-Tenured Professor of Hockey
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:37 am
Posts: 19314
Admittedly he didn't have much to work with in Laval did he? Timmins might want to think about jumping ship as well, his once-stellar rep is taking a beating under Bergevin.

A shame, I was actually a fan of his when the Avs first arrived, I kinda picked him as my "favorite" player. As many on here know I have a tendency to pick guys no one else does to root for (case in point--Patrice Brisebois) and he played the same low-event defensive game I did when I was on the ice. :lol: I would've gotten a jersey with his number on it had he not bolted afterwards.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group