'Barber replaced Craig Ramsay Dec. 10, with the Flyers 12-12-4 and literally retreating, as per their coach's passive philosophy. Under Barber, they won 31 games and lost 13, finished with 100 points and earned at least one postseason round of home-ice edge. To do that, Barber had to keep his side stable through a trade-deadline circus involving the unsigned Eric Lindros, had to overcome serious injuries to key players and had to have the courage to conclude Brian Boucher's fine 2000 postseason was more a mirage than a miracle.'
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