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Penguins Re-Sign Assistant Coaches to Multi-Year Extensions

From PittsburghPenguins.com’s Michelle Crechiolo:

Ever heard that saying “The future’s so bright, I need shades?”

Well, Penguins fans may want to get their sunglasses ready following the news that the organization has signed Pittsburgh assistant coaches Tony Granato, Todd Reirden, Gilles Meloche and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton head coach John Hynes and his assistant, Alain Nasreddine, all to multi-year contracts.

“Now we can grow as a group and learn from the good and bad from each year,” Hynes said. “We can continue to progress as a staff, and ultimately with both Wilkes-Barre and Pittsburgh, take it to a different level.”

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Evilpens's avatar

UMM Michelle it’s “The Futures so Bright, I gotta wear shades” 

What Happened to the PP coach ? sick I sure as HELL hope it isn’t Bylsma Again confused

Posted by Evilpens on 06/07/11 at 03:00 PM ET


Glad they kept granato… He really helped with the penalty kill this year.  Would be nice to see them add someone to help out with the power play this summer.  Even when the pens were healthy their pp sucked.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 06/07/11 at 04:31 PM ET


Hopefully they bring in a powerplay consultant because if we all have to watch another season of that powerplay, ugh…

Posted by pens fan in baltimore on 06/07/11 at 08:49 PM ET

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