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Wilson's revival earns another shot

As he revives the Sharks, Ron Wilson is likely to get another shot at doing the same for Team USA.

Updated: February 6, 2004, 3:32 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

Players are often described as having a renaissance, of being reborn in new surroundings. It is so with Marc Savard in Atlanta, Jiri Slegr in Boston, Steve Thomas with Anaheim last year and now with Detroit.

But what about coaches? Are they not subject to the same slumps and fits of fatigue and unhappiness that suck the life from players, that cause people to wonder if they're finished?

Would it not be fair, then, to say that Ron Wilson has been reborn in San Jose?

The bombastic, ...

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