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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3315 on: July 12, 2021, 12:21:59 PM »
https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-xpm-1994-05-21-9405210429-story,amp.html

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In 15 years of covering the NHL, we had never seen a coach so universally disrespected and disliked within his own organization.

McGuire fancied himself two parts Scotty Bowman and one part Bob Johnson. It turned out to be a superhuman leap of faith on his part.

At 32, McGuire was the youngest head coach in the NHL. He never had been a head coach at any level. And it showed. He is book smart and X's and O's smart, but often not people smart.
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3316 on: July 12, 2021, 12:45:16 PM »
He is book smart and X's and O's smart

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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3317 on: July 12, 2021, 12:47:59 PM »

Aside from all that, I really wonder why this is necessary. Dorian seems to be doing a pretty good job assembling prospects so a high profile front office hire only makes sense if you have an ego-driven owner who wants to be in the news and overrates his own intelligence and...

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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3318 on: July 12, 2021, 01:22:49 PM »
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Pure speculation on this guy's part but wouldn't that be something if they push out Dorion and replace him with McGuire.

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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3319 on: July 12, 2021, 01:40:38 PM »
Pure speculation on this guy's part but wouldn't that be something if they push out Dorion and replace him with McGuire.

I mean I was kinda joking about the coup thing but it really wouldn't be that surprising. Reports are this was a Melynk hire, not a Dorion hire which is a little strange/unconventional. And while this is somewhat true for most hockey ops people Pierre McGuire clearly has dreams of becoming a GM and won't be content with whatever random title they threw at him here for very long.

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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3320 on: July 12, 2021, 07:22:39 PM »
https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-xpm-1994-05-21-9405210429-story,amp.html

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In 15 years of covering the NHL, we had never seen a coach so universally disrespected and disliked within his own organization.

McGuire fancied himself two parts Scotty Bowman and one part Bob Johnson. It turned out to be a superhuman leap of faith on his part.

At 32, McGuire was the youngest head coach in the NHL. He never had been a head coach at any level. And it showed. He is book smart and X's and O's smart, but often not people smart.
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3321 on: July 23, 2021, 09:23:29 PM »

Ranked 40th on Bob McKenzie's draft board.

edit: sorry, that was from his mid-season rankings. He was 29th on his final ones. The Athletic's rankings had him 45th.
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3322 on: July 25, 2021, 02:16:35 PM »
They just kept picking Tyler Klevan over and over again
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« Reply #3323 on: September 07, 2021, 04:48:13 PM »
This was the best photo they had  8)
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3324 on: September 07, 2021, 04:54:33 PM »

Like, just, why?

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« Reply #3325 on: September 07, 2021, 07:20:54 PM »
Something something couldn’t afford to print the contract something something
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3326 on: September 07, 2021, 07:25:19 PM »
I think he’s done a pretty good job considering his operational limitations.

Declaring the rebuild over after getting Chabot, Stuetzle, Sanderson, and… Batherson? Is a bit… okay.
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3327 on: November 26, 2021, 09:20:18 PM »

Lol
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3328 on: November 26, 2021, 10:15:47 PM »
Well at least his salary means that he won't end up a Leaf.
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Re: Official Ottawa Senators Thread
« Reply #3329 on: November 27, 2021, 02:10:06 PM »
Literally the only time people bring this player up is to dunk on the trade.
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