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by Paul on 03/23/10 at 12:45 AM ET
from David Pollak of Working the Corners at the Mercury News,
So Merc columnist Mark Purdy and I both raised that same question today with different people — not because we thought a coach should be fired or would be fired as a result of San Jose’s six-game losing streak, but because there was indeed NHL precedent and you never know unless you ask.
Mark reached Doug Wilson back in San Jose and the GM’s response was succint: “Todd’s our coach. That’s it.”
Before leaving Edmonton, I went to team captain Rob Blake and asked his thoughts on the matter:
“No, no, no. Not even close,” Blake said. “We are the best prepared, most analyzed team by far in the league. We’ve got a system everybody wants to play. It’s on the players, 100 percent.”
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