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Nightly Wrap-Around: More reaction on Savard firing

  • Kevin Allen of USA Today says that Denis Savard’s dismissal was certainly not unexpectedEven so, I still don’t understand why the team waited until four games into the season to dismiss him.
  • Joel Quenneville was the coach in waiting all along writes Eric Duhatschek.  Again, if this was expected, why not give Quenneville training camp to familiarize himself with the personalities of the dressing room?
  • The city of Brandon has been awarded the 2010 Memorial CupJust came across this blog by Dean Millard and Guy Flaming and really like the content.  Give it a look.
  • Is Sean Avery done with the mediaFine with me.  I mean, they interview this guy every half an hour, how much more can he say?
  • Saku Koivu missed practice today with an undisclosed injury.  As if injuries weren’t secretive before the NHL’s new policy! My god, I don’t have a clue about these injuries anymore.
  • Islanders coach Scott Gordon is playing Mark Streit like a number one defensemanFor the money they paid, they better be.
  • No Gretzky in Vancouver?  Any role he is utilized in is a benefit to Canada.