KEVIN DINEEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Line Brawl In Canada/USA Women’s Hockey Exhibition Game

from the CP at TSN, Kevin Dineen learned quickly what the U.S. women's hockey team is all about ahead of the Sochi Winter Games. In his debut as Canada's women's team head coach, Dineen watched his club drop a 4-1 decision Friday to the Americans in exhibition action. "Tremendous amount of respect for that opponent, that's an exceptional team there...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Dineen to coach Canada's women's hockey team

Kevin Dineen has been hired as coach of Canada's women's hockey team following his firing last month as coach of the Florida Panthers. Dineen succeeds Dan Church, who unexpectedly resigned last week less than two months before the Sochi Olympics. Church felt there was a lack of confidence in his ability to win a gold medal. This the first international coaching job for...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Dineen tabbed to take over Canada's women's Olympic team

A month after being fired by the Florida Panthers, Kevin Dineen has a new job. No, it's not in the NHL. It's with the Canadian Olympic Women's Hockey Team, Hockey Canada announced today. The women's team lost head coach Dan Church last week after he abruptly resigned from his position, citing a lack of faith in him shown by Hockey Canada. Canada's women have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Panthers coach Dineen still not ready to talk about firing

Kevin Dineen was back at the team's training facility in Coral Springs Saturday, but as a hockey dad rather than Panthers coach. Instead of being behind the bench, Dineen was sitting alone in the bleachers watching his 13-year-old son, William, in a Bantam AA-1 game as part of the Jr. Panthers Thanksgiving Tournament at Saveology.com Iceplex. Dineen has declined all interviews...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers fire coach Kevin Dineen, 2 assistants

Kevin Dineen has been fired as coach of the Florida Panthers. The team made the announcement Friday, one day after their losing streak reached seven with a 4-1 loss at Boston. Also fired were assistants Gord Murphy and Craig Ramsay. Peter Horachek is the Panthers' interim head coach. He has been the coach of the team's AHL affiliate in San Antonio. The Panthers have also...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Dineen, Panthers enjoy tradition of rookie dinners

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Having rookies cover the cost of a team dinner may be costly, but former NHL player and Florida Panthers head coach Kevin Dineen says the act has evolved into a "great" tradition. "I think it's gotten to the point with the maturity of leadership in the NHL that instead of turning this into a 'We're going to get these guys,' it...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers head coach Kevin Dineen made an odd Chumbawamba reference

“Hey, remember the 90s? I sure do!” Holy crap, you gotta be kidding me. Speaking about his squad’s big 3-1 win over the New York Rangers on Thursday, Florida Panthers head coach Kevin Dineen busted out a dated reference for the ages. So egregious, in fact, that we are left to wonder if something so traumatic occurred to him in the late ’90s that it permanently damaged his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Spiegel: Head Coach Kevin Dineen Was Fired...

...in a dream I had last night. Perhaps it is strange that I was dreaming, well in this case having a nightmare, about the Panthers. Back in 2006 when Tallon was GM of the Blackhawks he fired Trent Yawney after a dismal start to a season in which Chicago began its rebuild. When Tallon arrived in Florida in after the 2011 season he fired coach Peter DeBoer in favor of Kevin...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers thrilled for chance to play again

Florida coach Kevin Dineen ran a practice during the NHL lockout at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, where his daughter plays hockey. Hannah Dineen's team had a game on Wednesday. Her father was 1,500 miles away - and is beyond eager for the chance to coach his real team again. There might not be many teams with more reason for optimism going into this delayed and...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Dineen Goes From Head Coach To Expert Fisherman

from Florida Sportsman, With the lockout negotiations still dragging on, NHL Florida Panthers Head Coach Kevin Dineen shed his whistle and skates for some fly fishing, barefoot style at the Redbone@Large’s The Tournament at the Legendary Ocean Reef Club. The tournament is one of nearly 30 Redbone hosted celebrity fishing events across the U.S. and several foreign countries...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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