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Craig Ramsay Out In Winnipeg; Could The Bruins Power Play Woes Be Over?

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According to CBC (in Canada), Craig Ramsay was informed today that he won't be behind the bench when the NHL returns to Winnipeg next season. 

Ramsay, who was an assistant coach in Boston with Claude Julien until accepting the head coaching role in Atlanta prior to the 2010-11 season, went 34-26-12 with the Thrashers

When he was with Boston, Ramsay played a large role in the Bruins' power play, which - despite struggling amidst a slew of injuries in 2009-10 - performed at a rather admirable mark during his time in the Hub. 

Despite being healthy in 2010-11, the Bruins power play still struggled mightily, even after bringing in assumed power play specialist Tomas Kaberle from the Toronto Maple Leafs. The return of Ramsay to the Bruins bench could fix all their problems in a 2011-12 campaign that's sure to be more difficult with improved teams in Ottawa, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, New Jersey and Toronto. 

Of course, there are no current openings on the Bruins' staff, and Peter Chiarelli noted last week that Julien and his staff are under contract for many years to come, so the likelihood that there's a place for Ramsay in Boston is slim, but if a fan base can dream about improving its special teams play just five days after winning the Stanley Cup, here's hoping it means better things are ahead.