For former Minnesota Wild coach Todd Richards, losses, firing was 'disappointing'

There are 7 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Apr 12, 2011, titled For former Minnesota Wild coach Todd Richards, losses, firing was 'disappointing'. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Todd Richards went to work Monday morning, the day after his Wild had defeated the Dallas Stars 5-3 in the season finale.

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sad for MN boy

Waukesha, WI

#1 Apr 12, 2011
to get canned.
Fluffer

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Apr 12, 2011
They shoulda kept him another year. 2 and yer thru...is kinda BS
Im Thinkin

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Apr 12, 2011
Fluffer wrote:
They shoulda kept him another year. 2 and yer thru...is kinda BS
I kinda agree but in the big picture there was "very little" progress made to build on.

Since: Mar 11

Dade City, FL

#4 Apr 13, 2011
He is not the only one, Dallas Stars coach fired yesterday also!, and his tem finished above the wild for both years, and beat the wild about 8-1, wins and losses. You are right, it is how many you win to some degree but if you win enough to make the playoffs and show a few more wins each year, you'll stay.

P S Crawford is available (stars coach) but would not reccomend him to any level above pee-wee.
PucknNutz

Cottage Grove, MN

#5 Apr 13, 2011
The wild fired the wrong guy. Should have been Fletcher.
Fluffer

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Apr 13, 2011
Ron Langevin wrote:
He is not the only one, Dallas Stars coach fired yesterday also!, and his tem finished above the wild for both years, and beat the wild about 8-1, wins and losses. You are right, it is how many you win to some degree but if you win enough to make the playoffs and show a few more wins each year, you'll stay.
P S Crawford is available (stars coach) but would not reccomend him to any level above pee-wee.
That means he'll be coming here.
Axle

Maple Grove, MN

#7 Apr 15, 2011
The Wild need some team speed. It appeared to me that we were often beaten to the puck and we didn't have that one guy who could at anytime go the length of the ice and get off a good shot. It's about team speed.

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