It’s like @yave1964said, you can’t fire 23 players, so someone needs to go. That would be Boudreau, the only 30+something without a NTC.
If Donato turns in another poor performance, I can see them sending him to Iowa. He’s got a couple of games left before he needs waivers. That might shake up some of the younger guys, but nothing is going to shake up the older guys. I doubt even if Boudreau benched one of them it would have any effect. They got their money and they know they aren’t going
We used to state the 'boycott' point all of the time to the disenchanted fans. And I think its 100% correct and the one thing that will make this club take notice. As long as its 'We the sheeple' they'll continue to let everything continue as painful as it appears to be.
I agree with @IllaZilla as this is the chickens coming home to roost. As another friend of mine said on Twitter yesterday in the wake of their loss to Pittsburgh. This is just the beginning of the schitt show.
I guess the way I look at it is that this team was at best going to be a playoff bubble team if everything goes right. If they get hit with injuries or get into a prolonged slump, they may miss the Playoffs.
This is team has always been streaky. They’ll lose four or five in a row and then all of a sudden rip off six wins in a row.
But it I do think the chickens are coming home to roost. The team built around Koivu, Parise and Suter and then failed
Just a little tweak is needed... 🌈
As mentioned over the past decade or more by Rott: It's In The Water
Fire BB - fire any one person or trade any player - it's not going to change the overall determination of this team... They're mentally weak - and we've all known this for a very long time...