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by Paul on 06/10/09 at 07:07 PM ET
The Dallas Stars have fired head coach Dave Tippett.
added 5:12pm, from TSN with the same link,
While no successor has been named, sources say the Stars have asked for permission to talk to former Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche and Vancouver Canucks coach Marc Crawford. All signs point towards Crawford taking over for Tippet, however that remains unconfirmed at this point.
added 5:35pm, Dallas fans start to respond to firing and possible hire.
added 9:06pm,via Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News,
I’ve talked to new Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk and he has issued an official ``no comment.’‘
He said he is not ready to talk about anything at this time.
Because I have to confirm these things through direct sources, and because Dave Tippett is not returning phone calls, that’s all I can say at this time. I do not have official confirmation yet.
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