I voted to not fire him. Here's why:
Yes, this team needs a shakeup. What I would like to see done is more roster moves and such. Waive Sydor and Winchester to begin with. Call up Junland (or Strachan) until Petro is back, and call up Eller. That's more offense on the team which is exactly what we need. We don't really lose much money and we get an injection of youth, WHICH MURRAY WILL HAVE TO UTILIZE.
Come on, JD. It's time for some action already.
From what we've seen so far, our youth isn't developing as quickly under Murray as everyone had hoped. Do you honestly believe Murray is the guy if we do as you suggest (which I completely agree with)? I think the youth would work and develop better under someone else.
Well, the youth seemed to be developing quickly enough last year. I guess what I am saying is that if you nix Winchester and Sydor, you are forced to play guys like Johnson and Perron more. Eller and Junland aren't gonna be eating up the same minutes as Sydoy-Winny.
Now, is Murray capable of teaching youth? Frankly, from what I've seen he needs to get out of the way (and out of their heads) and let them play their style (even if it means changing the system to suit the style of team we have). He doesn't need to teach talent. He just needs to let it flourish. Again, this falls on the shoulders of JD, IMHO. If Murray won't adjust to his employers wishes than he probably will get canned here eventually.
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