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The Columbus Blue Jackets fired coach Scott Arniel on Monday.
Assistant Todd Richards will lead the struggling team on an interim basis for the remainder of the season.
Columbus dropped to 11-25-5 on the season after being felled by reigning Hart Trophy recipient Corey Perry's hat trick on Sunday. The Anaheim Ducks skated to a 7-4 triumph to keep Columbus in the basement of the Western Conference with 27 points.
Arniel replaced Ken Hitchcock as the Blue Jackets' fifth coach in team history. The 49-year-old Arniel was in his second season at the helm of Columbus, which limped to a 13th-place finish in the West in 2010-11.
Columbus currently sits 26 points out of first place in the Central Division. The Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks are locked in a three-way atop the division.
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The Columbus Blue Jackets have fired coach Scott Arniel.
After weeks of lopsided losses and blown leads, the Columbus Blue Jackets fired second-year coach Scott Arniel.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have relieved Head Coach Scott Arniel of his duties behind the bench and named Assistant Coach Todd Richards as the club’s interim head coach for the remainder of the 2011-12 season, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced today. Richards, who joined the club as an assistant coach...
COLUMBUS, OHIO (AP) - After weeks of lopsided losses and blown leads, the Columbus Blue Jackets fired second-year coach Scott Arniel.In announcing Arniel's dismissal and the elevation of assistant Todd Richards to interim head coach, general manager Scott Arniel said the season had "gone off the rails."Under Arniel, the Blue ...
The Columbus Blue Jackets have fired head coach Scott Arniel and replaced him with assistant coach Todd Richards on an interim basis for the remainder of the season.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Viktor Stalberg scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 5-2 on Tuesday night to end a season-high four-game losing streak and spoil the debut of interim Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards.
Dave Bolland and rookie Ben Smith also scored for Chicago.
R.J. Umberger and Antoine Vermette had goals for Columbus, which lost...
After weeks of lopsided losses and blown leads, the Columbus Blue Jackets fired their second-year coach, Scott Arniel.
COLUMBUS, OHIO (AP) - After weeks of lopsided losses and blown leads, the Columbus Blue Jackets have fired second-year coach Scott Arniel.General manager Scott Howson announced the firing Monday.Assistant coach Todd Richards will serve as interim coach for the remainder of a season in which the Blue Jackets have sunk ...
The Blue Jackets fire Scott Arniel as head coach, Roberto Luongo faces his former team tonight when the Canucks take on the Panthers and more. (NBC Sports)
Wish former Wild head coach Todd Richards the best of luck.