The coach made a mistake taking a certain group of kids and it has cost him dearly. He should have stayed with his original group from when he started coaching at TG and he wouldn't be in this situation. A couple years ago there where some good tier 1 kids he could have picked and developed but chose not to. Oh well what's 5 grand per year for hockey anyway
All the former players are on the Islanders, now look how bad that team is... 7th Place!!
Here's your first clue, its Top Gun, do they win the fights? Ok you're good
TG 05tier 1 Black beat Winchester PeeWee A for the bronze medal in Lake Placid. That is something to build on. Right?
When your alternates are far far better than anyone else on your team...there is a problem. And, they chose to stay with their town program for better coaching.