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by Paul on 04/15/09 at 02:55 PM ET
Sportsnet has learned that Craig MacTavish is done after eight years as the Edmonton Oilers head coach.
At a noon (mdt) press conference, Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini will announce that the coaching search is on in Edmonton, after the Oilers missed the playoffs this spring for the fifth time in MacTavish’s eight-year tenure.
It is believed that MacTavish stepped down from his post, and was not fired by the Oilers.
added 2:06pm, Watching the video stream of the press conference, Tambellini confirms, “Time to move forward.”
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