Forget the chicken and egg question; I can still remember how much my head hurt trying to figure out that puzzler.
That doesnt mean Im not still interested in the whole concept of which comes first, particularly as it applies to something the Columbus Blue Jackets are trying to establish here in Ohios capital: that elusive winning culture.
Weve heard the phrase mentioned many times around the Blue Jackets locker room this early season. Everyone seems focused on planting the seeds of that culture and helping make it grow. But when a colleague asked me what comes first, a winning culture or winning, I have to admit I hesitated. After some head scratching and mindless muttering, I thought Id ask a guy who figures to be instrumental in moving this franchise to the level its hoping to reach.
So, Jack Johnson, what DOES come first, the winning or the winning culture?
Id say winning, because you cant have a winning culture without winning, he explained. You need to start winning, and it...