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DAN BYLSMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

No Babcock, no problem: Buffalo Sabres hire Dan Bylsma

As of Thursday afternoon, it appears Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray has found his head coach: Dan Bylsma. BREAKING NEWS: Dan Bylsma has been named the 17th head coach in #Sabres franchise history. #WelcomeDan pic.twitter.com/vQ6FbdPDnY — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) May 28, 2015 The former bench boss of the Pittsburgh Penguins seems to be the right […] The post...
Via Along the Boards
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sabres reach agreement with Bylsma as new head coach

  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, the person...
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

Dan Bylsma to meet with the Buffalo Sabres

After missing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres are moving on and continuing their head coach search. That search now turns to Dan Bylsma who is expected to meet with the team this week. The Sabres already received permission to speak with Bylsma from the Pittsburgh Penguins (Bylsma was fired by the Penguins, but is still on their payroll as his contract ran through next year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 24, 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

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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