Found May 17, 2012 on
It wasn’t a press release, but rather a simple tweet:
Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announces the club will not renew the contract of Head Coach Tom Renne
And so begins the real speculation as to who will be the Oilers next head coach.
Mercifully at least Renney now knows. I can’t imagine anything worse than not knowing whether or not you have a job and missing out on other employment opportunities because you don’t know. The Oilers likely already have some candidates in mind and hopefully Renney has some lines on something in mind as well. We wish you luck Tom.
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The Edmonton Oilers are searching for a new coach after deciding to let Tom Renney go following two losing seasons.
The team announced on its Twitter feed Thursday that it decided not to renew Renney's contract.
Renney joined the team for the 2010-11 season and finished with an NHL-worst 25-45-12 record. The team improved to 32-40-10 this season, good for second-worst in the...
Welcome to Center Ice Chat’s Top 5, an irregular series ranking topical subject matter in the world of hockey. Today, we take a look at the dismissal of Edmonton Oilers coach Tom Renney, and his possible replacements.
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via Edmonton Oilers tweet, Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announces the club will not renew the contract of Head Coach Tom Renney
Tom Renney will not return as the Edmonton Oilers head coach next season, the team announced Thursday. The Oilers decided not to renew Renney's contract after he went 55-87-22 in his two seasons as head coach. The team finished last in the Northwest Division both seasons, but used a lot of young players. Edmonton will have the No. 1 overall draft pick this year.
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The Oklahoma City Barons needed a quicker start than they...