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Wilson good, but not best coach for '10

Updated: April 3, 2009, 6:02 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Faced with a potential public-relations minefield when it came to naming the head coach of the U.S. Olympic hockey team, Brian Burke chose to wade right in by naming Ron Wilson to lead an American team that will be long shots to medal at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver next February.

It's not that Wilson isn't a good coach. He is generally considered one of the best prepared, most innovative coaches in the NHL, having had at least a measure of success in Anaheim, Washington and San ...

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