New coach? Here are some places Waddell could turn

Updated: October 17, 2007, 9:21 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

So, maybe it turns out Atlanta GM Don Waddell can channel Scotty Bowman (they worked together in Detroit) or Toe Blake or Dick Irvin, and the Thrashers pick themselves up off the mat and become the feel-good story of the NHL season.

Or not.

Let's assume "not" for a moment and imagine Waddell will end up following through on his plan to find a new NHL coach for the Thrashers, the third he will hire in his tenure in Atlanta.

Where does he turn? Who does he call? Here are some thoughts:

How ...

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