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by Paul on 09/04/14 at 05:32 PM ET
from Mark Purdy of the Mercury News,
... Whew. The summer sure hasn't gone the way that the Sharks wanted, has it?
"It's gone exactly the right way we wanted," Wilson told me on the phone the other day.
See? There's where we all might get confused.
But during a lengthy and healthy discussion of all these matters, Wilson finally figured out a different way to frame his message. Or maybe he finally just said out loud what he has been thinking all along.
"I really want people on this team who are comfortable feeling uncomfortable," Wilson said. "That includes the general manager, the coaches and the players."
In that case, mission accomplished.
Heck, even as a lowly journalist trying to explain the Sharks, I don't feel comfortable telling you what exactly is going to happen this winter or if the team can still put together a decent run at a playoff spot. But I'm comfortable with that. I guess. I think.
This much, I do know: Wilson has given his coach a challenging task.
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