"It's well-known in hockey circles that the situation for college players is to develop and get better," Snow said. "And quite frankly, it's a big responsibility for a college coach -- a program -- to handle these kids.
"Whether it was Kyle or another player, until things change in that program we'd probably make the same decision. There should be a coach there that looks in the mirror."
Snow was a standout goalie with the University of Maine, graduating in 1993 before turning pro. He was asked if he thought it was OK for a player to leave midway through a college season.
"I don't think we'd be at this point if he was being coached properly," Snow said.
Ouch. I don't know enough about his play this year to have an opinion one way or another. But I can tell you this much about Lucia -- he's is one of the few people in the world who can pull off a burgundy suit (the team's colors) and look very sharp doing it.