Thursday, November 13, 2008

The Mullet About To Be Cut?

1) Sources within Tampa Bay Lightning front office have told FR2 that the team is getting "VERY Impatient", and that this might soon translate into an another impulsive move by new owners Oren Koules and Len Barrie. The move that is most likely to take place we are told is the dismissal of new coach/TV personality Barry (the Mullet) Melrose.

2) From what we have been told Barry hasn't 'lost the team', but NEVER had it in the first place. Our source tells us that from almost day 1 Barry has been aloof from his players. Allowing his assistant coaches to do most of the communication with players. Even to the point where Barry would leave practice early (or skip practice entirely). Veteran players are perplexed, and the younger guys, specifically new phenom Steve Stamkos are without direction, and thats the biggest problem we're told.

3) One player even was over heard asking "why the fuck do we need a coach anyway"? WE surmise that if the team were performing better these issues wouldn't be as important, but with last night's embarrassment to cross state rival Florida (shut out!) the heat is definitely on the coach to alter course else he will quickly be looking for a new TV gig to reestablish his acting(hockey commentating) career.


luv2paintball said...

Where did you get this information? I think its too early to panick. The team got off to a slow start but even with last nights loss I think we're turning it around. Don't forget Vinny is still not himself. Once he gets going the team will take off.

Jibblescribbits said...

I thought he had the computer as his assistant coach(es)... No wonder they couldn't run practices while he was away.


1) Nice post FR2! It will be interesting to see how things transpire there the next few weeks.
2) Jibble: LOL!

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