Originally posted on Razzball Hockey  |  Last updated 11/29/11
It’s been quite a week for injuries and Coach firings.  It’s funny how firings seem to be contagious in all the sports.  First it was Davis Payne of the St. Louis Blues being replaced by Ken Hitchcock.  After that went well (and lit a fire under the now streaking Blues) suddenly GM’s around the league felt emboldened to do the same.  Because surely they have supplied all the talent needed to win a Cup, and the Coach is simply not getting the most out of that talent… Yeah… That’s usually not the case.  Usually it’s a delusional GM desperately trying to save his own a$$ and as the old saying goes, you can’t fire the players.  That’s what’s going on in Carolina.  Simply not enough talent there to expect more than a 9th or 10th place finish in the conference.  Fantasy wise I guess it could help Staal, but I was betting on him turning it around no matter who the Coach was (how can it get any worse??).   The real fantasy relevant firing is Big Boy Boudreau in Washington.  The only gu
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