One can certainly understand the logic in limiting the amount of transactions the Dallas Stars would execute in the offseason prior to the 2009-10 campaign, but it does raise an interesting question regarding the firing of former head coach Dave Tippett. It might seem a little late for speculation now, but it may, indeed, be worth a moment of reflection for the purpose of uncovering the true reasons behind replacing such a talented coach. This ponderance is in no way meant to criticize Joe Nieuwendyk’s performance as GM, or Marc Crawford’s potential value as Tippett’s replacement. Joe Nieuwendyk a born winner who seems to possess the measured optimism and sensible hockey acumen it takes to be a very successful GM in the NHL. And Marc Crawford a ...
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