How has Coots proven his worth many times over? He was downright brutal last season. He was impressive in his rookie season, and he had a very good playoff the first time around. I think he's shown flashes, but he's hardly proven his worth.
That being said, I'm with you. I don't want to move him. I didn't want Vinny. I didn't want Streit. I don't want Thomas.
But this is what this team does... so I think we pretty much have to accept that this team will have no clear direction until there is a
I agree once again Holmgren paints himself into a corner - cap wise and the Flyers will end up trading one of their young players. If he is going to trade Couturier I hope to hell that he gets a young player - hopefully a defenseman back. It's starting to look like the Flyers will never win a cup until Snider passes away like what happened in Chicago when Bill Wirtz kicked the bucket and then the Blackhawks came back to being an elite team.