The Thursday hiring of Cleveland Monsters head coach Jared Bednar as Roy’s successor, and even the pool of candidates during the search process, underscored the inescapable conclusion that assistant general manager Chris MacFarland has major influence — and the ear of GM Joe Sakic.
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This was not an epithets-over-the-phone blowup. This was not a raising-the-Cup-together-no-longer-matters blowup. This was not a you-don’t-exist-to-me-anymore blowup. But it was confirmation that working for a friend — and that’s what this was, Roy working under Sakic — is risky
Here’s how I interpreted what Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic told the Post’s Mike Chambers last week. Sakic is saying: Trust us.
The NBA Finals, especially if the major marquee names get there, often are “better” than the NHL Final. But the NHL playoffs almost always are “better” than the NBA playoffs.