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Is Brent Sutter Headed To Edmonton?

from Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun,

Darryl Sutter is just six wins away from sipping from the Stanley Cup.

Hard to believe, but the news for Calgary Flames fans could get even worse.

Just over a month after clearing out of his office at the Saddledome, Brent Sutter is suddenly the front-runner to become the next head coach of the provincial rival Edmonton Oilers, who officially axed Tom Renney Thursday after weeks of speculation….

It’s certainly not a far-fetched idea, especially when you consider what Sutter’s been up to for the past three weeks.

Just days after Sutter and Flames GM Jay Feaster mutually agreed to go separate directions, the 49-year-old accepted an invite from Kevin Lowe to become head coach of Canada’s entry at the world hockey championships.

In case you didn’t know, Lowe just so happens to be the president of the Oilers.

read on

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