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The players insist their coach made it happen, but they debate just how he did it: X’s and O’s? Communication? Motivation? What is it exactly about the man? “His strength? I would say he straddles both, X’s and O’s and being a players’ coach,” forward Mike Muscala said. “His concepts offensively and defensively are great, but he is good at building good habits and he preaches competing. “That resonates with me and my teammates. He takes it one day at a time and one practice at a time, and that’s a good mind-set to have.”