Carolina Hurricanes: Who Needs To Be Fired

December 27th, 2009 by Eric LaForge Leave a reply »
It's no secret that the Carolina Hurricanes are having a terrible season. They have scored the least amount of goals while allowing the most, and have terrible numbers on both the power play and penalty kill.

I'm impressed that they have 25 points. With those numbers, every win is a minor miracle. Right now, they are on pace for just over 50 points.

However, we can all stop talking about the season that the Hurricanes are having. Now, we need to move on to something else.

We're going to start playing the blame game.

First of all, I don't think that you can blame the players. You can almost never blame the players when a team plays consistently bad.

Teams play poorly because they have players in places they shouldn't. That's not the fault of the players, that's coaching.

However, the coach has a limited amount of resources. He has to put players in the appropriate lines, positions, and give them the right systems.

If the coach doesn't have the players he needs, that's not his fault.

That seems to be the problem the Carolina Hurricanes are having this season. Yes, they've been shelled by ...

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