Stacked On Coaches: Tom Renney Joins Wings

Well here's a bit of good news for the day.   Wings hire former Edmonton coach Tom Renney as their new assistant coach.  We might be a bit weak on defense, but we are now stacked in the coaching staff ranks.   Per  TSN:  It didn't take long but Tom Renney is back in the NHL. Just over a month after his tenure as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers ended, Renney signed...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Wings add Renney to coaching staff

The Detroit Red Wings have hired former Edmonton Oilers coach Tom Renney as an associate coach. Renney, 57, signed a three-year deal with Wings on Thursday. After winning just 32 games last season, the Oilers in May announced that Renney's contract would not be renewed for the 2012-13 season. He has coached for the Oilers, New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks, and has...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings hire Tom Renney to replace Jeff Blashill

Wow, awesome signing for the Red Wings on the coaching front, from their official Twitter account: The Red Wings have hired former EDM/NYR/VAN bench boss Tom Renney as an associate coach. Renney, 57, has signed a 3-year deal with the club. ... Renney has a career 260-255-9-68 NHL record. BC native won a Mem Cup with Blazers in ’92 and a Silver Medal with Team Canada at ’94 Olympics...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Renney disappointed he won't help young Oilers develop

Tom Renney said his final goodbyes to Edmonton, wishing the best for an organization that had just cut him loose. "My reaction to not coming back was obviously one of real disappointment to say the least," said Renney, a few days after general manager Steve Tambellini announced the club would not be renewing the coach's contract. "When you're in the front...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 5: Marc Crawford among top candidates to replace Tom Renney as coach of Edmonton Oilers

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. With the exit of Tom Renney from Edmonton as the Oilers’ bench boss, there’s speculation that old “what could’ve been” coaches may still be...
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Brent Sutter destined to replace Tom Renney ?

The Edmonton Oilers have done lots and lots of teaching. Now it’s time to do some winning.So general manager Steve Tambellini finally got around to firing coach Tom Renney. The move has been expected since the end of the regular season, but first Tambellini had to firm up his own future.This will be a prime job, given the high-end talent in place. Who doesn’t want to coach Ryan...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Oilers coach Renney will not return

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...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Renney Will Not Return With Oilers

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Renney To Miss Game Due To Puck Inflicted Injury

The Oilers have suffered another injury today. No it wasn’t a defenceman, forward or even a goaltender that went down, but it was an injury suffered during the morning skate. Just as the final player is coming off of the injured reserve list, Oilers’ head coach Tom Renney was struck in the head this morning with a puck. Renney was taken for stitches and it has just recently...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Tom Renney on the hot seat in Edmonton?

I have read various reports suggesting that Edmonton Oilers head coach Tom Renney maybe on the hot seat. The Edmonton Oilers have just five wins in their last 25 games, still, I have hard time believing Renney's seat is producing any heat.  Sure, there is only a few months left on his contract, and coaches are usually the scapegoat in a lot of situations. For me, this is a...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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