SANTA CLARA – Bay Area professional sports teams including the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's, San Jose Earthquakes, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks and the Golden State Warriors today announced a collective donation of $450,000 to support North Bay fire relief efforts. The teams have established a YouCaring site www.youcaring.com/firerelief for fans to […]
The Buffalo Sabres continued to overhaul their organization under new general manager Jason Botterill on Friday when they announced that Dan Lambert, the coach of the Rochester Americans, their AHL affiliate, has been relieved of his duties. “I would like to thank Dan for his hard work and contributions to our organization during the last […]
BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs acknowledged Tuesday that he might have held up the coaching change that helped the team turn its season around and qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in three seasons. The Bruins were 26-23-6 when they made the switch and went 18-8-1 under Cassidy.
Yesterday, the Chicago Blackhawks fired longtime assistant coach Mike Kitchen. Today, it was longtime AHL coach Ted Dent who got the ax. Dent has been the head coach of the Rockford IceHogs the past six seasons, and he was an assistant coach for Chicago
Chicago Blackhawks’ general manager Stan Bowman responds to a question from reporters during the Blackhawks’ NHL Convention Friday, July 15, 2016, in Chicago. The Chicago Blackhawks fired Rockford IceHogs coach Ted Dent on Tuesday following some turmoil that reportedly happened behind the scenes this past season. The IceHogs went 25-39-9-3 in 2016-17 and finished in […]
The first shoe to drop in Chicago is Blackhawks assistant coach Mike Kitchen, who has been relieved of his duties. The news comes days after Chicago was swept out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in an opening-round loss at the hands of the Nashville Predators. “We believe this decision is best for our organization moving […]
Stan Bowman promised there’d be changes, and today those changes began. The Chicago Blackhawks have fired longtime assistant coach Mike Kitchen. A member of Joel Quenneville’s staff since 2010, Kitchen spent seven seasons in Chicago, winning two championships along the way.
Capping off a tumultuous week filled with reports of internal dysfunction and animosity, the Sabres have made sweeping changes. GM Tim Murray and head coach Dan Bylsma have been fired, the team announced on Thursday. The news comes just one day after a report from WGR radio in Buffalo claimed star sophomore Jack Eichel, who’s […]
The Buffalo Sabres have decided to go in a different direction and as a result, fired coach Dan Bylsma and GM Tim Murray. Could this be the shakeup the team needed to make it to the postseason?
When Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray was asked if Dan Bylsma would be back as head coach next season, he was noncommittal ahead of a meeting in Florida with owner Terry Pegula. Murray was reviewed. On Thursday, the Sabres announced that both have been fired.
The Sabres found themselves in the basement of the Atlantic Division in 2016-17 after posting a 33-37-12 mark. "After reviewing the past season and looking at the future of our organization, (wife) Kim and I have decided to relieve general manager Tim Murray and head coach Dan Bylsma of their duties," team owner Terry Pegula […]
The Tim Murray and Dan Bylsma era of the Buffalo Sabres is officially over as the GM and head coach, respectively, were fired early Thursday morning.The news comes a day after rumors surfaced that star center Jack Eichel made it clear that he would not sign a contract extension with the Buffalo Sa…