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Dave Tippett Moving On From The Arizona Coyotes

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes Owner, Chairman and Governor Andrew Barroway announced today that the Coyotes and Head Coach Dave Tippett have mutually agreed to part ways. A search for a new head coach will begin immediately.

"On behalf of the entire Coyotes organization, I would like to sincerely thank Tip for all of his hard work and the many contributions he made to our organization," said Barroway.  "Tip is a man of high character and we are very grateful for his leadership during his tenure as our head coach.   Ultimately, we have some philosophical differences on how to build our team.  Therefore, we mutually agreed that it is in everyone's best interest to have a coaching change in order to move our franchise forward."

"After some thoughtful discussions with Andy, we both agreed that it was best for me to move on," said Tippett.  "I have thoroughly enjoyed my time with the Coyotes and wish Andy and the entire organization all the best in the future."

Tippett was named the 17th head coach in franchise history on September 24, 2009 and compiled a 282-257-83 record with the team. 

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Bad Coach’s Challenge? Get A Penalty

What I said a few weeks ago.


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TSN Hockey Insiders Tonight

via TSN,

Hockey Insiders Bob McKenzie, Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun discuss the Oilers parting ways with Jordan Eberle, have more on the Islanders shopping Travis Hamonic and which teams have interest in Alex Galchenyuk.

Watch at TSN...

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Would You Pay Alexander Radulov $42M Over 6 Years?

Not me, he will be 31 on July 5th.


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All About The 2017-18 NHL Regular Season Schedule

NEW YORK (June 22, 2017) – The NHL’s 2017-18 regular season will commence Wednesday, Oct. 4, with a four-game slate, highlighted by the Pittsburgh Penguins raising their fifth Stanley Cup championship banner before facing the St. Louis Blues at PPG Paints Arena. The 1,271-game regular-season schedule – 82 games per team – will conclude Saturday, April 7, 2018.

The other three games on the first night of the 2017-18 season include the Toronto Maple Leafs visiting the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place; the Edmonton Oilers hosting the Calgary Flames in a Battle of Alberta at Rogers Place; and the San Jose Sharks playing host to the Philadelphia Flyers at SAP Center.

After closing Joe Louis Arena last season, the Detroit Red Wings will open their new home, Little Caesar’s Arena, on Thursday, Oct. 5 against the Minnesota Wild.

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Canadiens Acquire David Schlemko From Golden Knights

CHICAGO - General manager Marc Bergevin announced on Thursday that the Canadiens have acquired defenseman David Schlemko from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2019.

The 30-year-old Edmonton native joins Claude Julien's contingent after being selected by the Golden Knights in the Expansion Draft on Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena.

Last season, Schlemko amassed two goals and 18 points in 62 regular-season games with the San Jose Sharks, before chipping in with two goals and three points in six playoff outings.

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Looks Like Jordan Eberle Headed To The New York Islanders

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Vegas Trades Trevor van Riemsdyk To Carolina

via TSN,

Less than 24 hours after announcing him as a member of the team, the Vegas Golden Knights have traded Trevor van Riemsdyk to the Carolina Hurricanes, according to TSN's Frank Seravalli.

van Riemsdyk scored five goals and added 11 assists in 58 games this season as a member of the Blackhawks.

More details to follow.

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added 12:39pm, Carolina release is below....

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Chris Pronger Named Senior Advisor To The President Of Hockey Operations For The Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that Chris Pronger has been named the club's Senior Advisor to the President of Hockey Operations.

"Chris has spent the last three years working for the League's Department of Player Safety and is ready to move into a more competitive, executive role," said Tallon. "One of the most dominant defensemen of his era, Chris' winning resume and wealth of hockey knowledge will be a great asset to our hockey club. We're thrilled that he has chosen to join the Panthers organization."

Pronger, 42, joins the Panthers front office after working with the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety since 2014.

"I'm excited to have the opportunity to work with and learn from an executive with the track record that Dale has," Pronger said. "I'm looking forward to doing everything I can to help the Panthers work towards winning the Stanley Cup."

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Feeding Your Trade Appetite

via Bob McKenzie tweets,

As of last night, tho, it sounded like VGK had at least a couple of deals in place and ready to go. Lots of talk of TVR to CAR. We shall see

I don't doubt there will be significant moves. It is more likely than not EDM will trade Jordan Eberle; more likely than not MIN trades a D.

There are several serious suitors for Eberle, including the NYI. EDM appears to have offer(s) close to acceptable, still mulling options.

I also believe MIN is leery of moving Dumba this soon into his career, so perhaps Marco Scandella is most likely candidate to move.

As for all these Colin Miller to TOR rumors, driven in part by Dubas/Keefe connection, I'd never say never, BUT it may be more media driven.

MTL obviously has to get busy. Need D or two, C or two, and it sure sounds like Galchenyuk is likely to be on the move at some point.

I keep hearing the Marcus Kruger from CHI to VGK scenario is alive and well, but some question on timing. So stay tuned on that one.

more recent tweets...

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