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DAN BYLSMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dan Bylsma is surprised the Sabres haven’t scored more goals

The Buffalo Sabres don’t light the lamp very often. Throughout 2015-16, the Sabres have been near the basement in terms of goals scored and continually struggle to put more than one or two past the opposing goalie. Head coach Dan Bylsma is surprised to see this outcome considering there are several players on the roster who have historically found the back of the net. Via the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Sabres reach agreement with Bylsma as new head coach

By The Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement in principle to hire former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday. The one holdup is a discussion over whether the Penguins are due compensation from the Sabres for hiring a coach who is still under contract with Pittsburgh...
Via NESN.com
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Sabres to hire Dan Bylsma as head coach

After throwing crazy money at new Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock and missing out, it seems the Buffalo Sabres have settled on an adequate backup plan as John Wawrow reports the team is set to hire Dan Bylsma.  Just filed: Person familiar with talks tells AP that #Sabres have agreement in place to hire Dan Bylsma pending compensation to #Penguins. — John Wawrow...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Who will be the next Pittsburgh Penguins head coach?

Now that Jim Rutherford has taken over as General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, there is one huge question that still looms: who will be brought in as the Penguins next head coach? GMJR has expressed that there is no rush to make the decision before the draft on June 27th, Rutherford did note that the new head coach will be announced prior to the start of free-agency on July...
Via isportsweb.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Where do the Pittsburgh Penguins Go From Here? (Part 1)

With another disappointing early exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, a lot has been made about Dan Bylsma’s tenure as Head Coach. Seems like the consensus is to let Bylsma go and bring in a new coach. Bylsma is only part of the problem, but you have to start somewhere, right? Dan Bylsma ponders what went wrong… Photo Credit: Yahoo! Sports. Is firing Dan Bylsma the right move...
Via The PensNation
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Feature Friday: Dan Bylsma

Throughout the 2013-2014 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Dan Bylsma.  By: Melissa Esing (Off_thePost)   Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images   It’s about that time of the year, folks. There have been summaries of every player currently on the active roster of the Pittsburgh Penguins, so what’s missing...
Via The PensNation
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins lose to Blue in familiar fashion

After a thrilling 4-3 overtime win against the Lightning on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins dropped the second game of their back-to-back home stand against the St. Louis Blues in a game that was eerily reminiscent of their loss to the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Finals last season. St. Louis clogged up traffic in front of their own net and prevented the Penguins from...
Via isportsweb.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting Dan Bylsma into Context by @PandaPSU

Is there a more polarizing topic right now than Dan Bylsma? Prior to this season, Pens fans were divided, and I would say fairly evenly, about whether Bylsma should stay with the team this year. After a few years of disappointing playoff exits, many fans were at their wits end with him. Yet many others pointed to his success in the regular season and the injuries the team has faced...
Via PensInitiative
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Bylsma: Enough is ENOUGH! by @ExcitedBobErrey

I told myself I wouldn't write this post.I told myself I wouldn't compare Team USA under Dan Bylsma and the Pittsburgh Penguins under Dan Bylsma, because they're two completely different situations. The outcome of the Olympics does not affect Dan Bylsma's ability as coach of the Pens in the slightest. A Gold Medal for Team USA wouldn't make Dan Bylsma more likely to lead the team...
Via PensInitiative
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Pittsburgh Deserve Bylsma? by @ChicksDigHockey

 It must be hard to be a coach or sports figure in the contentious world of Pittsburgh sports. The rabid sports fans of Southwestern Pennsylvania demand an unattainable level of perfection and accountability that leaves little room for the frailties of mortality. I offer the example of Dan Bylsma. He made the mistake of coaching the Penguins to a Stanley Cup victory the same year...
Via PensInitiative
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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