NHL.com's Dan Rosen spoke to Red Wings goaltending mentor/scout/part-time goalie coach/consultant Chris Osgood recently, asking Osgood "Five Questions" about his post-playing career and his take on Jimmy Howard's performance thus far:
Do you like the role you have with the Red Wings as a goalie consultant, and has it been a difficult adjustment after playing for so long?
"Yeah, I like it. I think I was still half-playing and half-coaching last year because I missed it so much and probably acted like a player more than I should have. Now I think I have transferred over into just coaching, distanced myself from when I was a player. I still miss playing; it's not easy, especially because I played with a lot of the guys that still play. But this year it has been easier because now it's been a longer period of time that I haven't played, so I feel like I'm more of a coach now than a player, for sure."
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