Found February 15, 2012 on The Pensblog:
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Valentine's Day 2009 was especially depressing for Penguins' fans. That night the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2 at the Air Canada Centre. All Jason Blake and some Alexei Ponikarovsky. Brutal. That loss put the Penguins in 10th place in the Eastern Conference and left them five points out of the final playoff spot. After heading to the Stanley Cup Final the season before, this was obviously a huge disappointment for the Penguins. It also cost Michel Therrien his job. On February 15, 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins brought Dan Bylsma, who was the head coach of the Wilke-Barre Scranton Penguins at the time, up from the AHL and named him "Interim Head Coach." From the team's statement on the move: "We believe we need a change in direction and, with 25 games remaining in the regular season, our goal remains to finish strong and qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs," Shero said. "Dan Bylsma is one of ...
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