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Landing on their feet: Why this year's Panthers are for real

At this time last season, the Florida Panthers had already hit rock bottom. In the midst a 7-14-5 start, the team not only endured a brutal nine-game losing streak, but also the firing of head coach Kevin Dineen, who had led the organization to a rare playoff appearance just two seasons earlier. Already looking ahead to the ping pong balls of the NHL Draft lottery rather than pucks...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Landing on their feet: Why this year's Panthers are for real

At this time last season, the Florida Panthers had already hit rock bottom. In the midst a 7-14-5 start, the team not only endured a brutal nine-game losing streak, but also the firing of head coach Kevin Dineen, who had led the organization to a rare playoff appearance just two seasons earlier. Already looking ahead to the ping pong balls of the NHL Draft lottery rather than pucks...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Blackhawks Still Have Work To Do

This is still the preseason, but the Blackhawks special teams unit continues to fail on the power play and is currently sitting at 0-17. Is there cause for concern? Or is it too early to tell? What’s Going On? During the first week of training camp the Blackhawks didn’t go through a single special teams drill, which would of course reflect in the poor or sloppy play on either...
Via Sports Mockery
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: name Kevin Dineen assistant coach

#470744863 / gettyimages.comFor those keeping track at home. Former Denver Pioneer hockey player and Team Canada women's national ice hockey team head coach Kevin Dineen has been hired as an assistant hockey coach by the Chicago Blackhawks. NHL.COM -- Kevin Dineen coached the Canadian women's national team to a gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and most recently coached Canada...
Via Goon's World
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Hire New Assistant Coach

Posted to Gorilla Salad's Play LandNews is coming out Monday morning that the Blackhawks have found their man for the assistant coaching position. Kevin Dineen will be Coach Q’s new assistant. Blackhawks have hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) July 14, 2014 Dineen played in the NHL from 1984-2002 and was the head coach for the Florida Panthers...
Via Sports Mockery
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Hire Kevin Dineen

The Blackhawks announced Monday that they have hired Kevin Dineen to replace Jamie Kompon as an assistant coach. Dineen, 50, was  the head coach of the Florida Panthers from 2011 to 2013, leading them to their first division championship in … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Hire Kevin Dineen appeared first on Committed Indians.
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Hire Gerard Gallant, Former Habs Assistant, As New Head Coach

SUNRISE, Fla. — Gerard Gallant and Jonathan Huberdeau had a wildly successful coach-player relationship at the top level of junior hockey. The Florida Panthers hope they will again in the NHL. Gallant was hired Saturday to coach the Panthers, a move that reunites him with Huberdeau, a young forward who is considered one of the franchise’s biggest keys to rebuilding. Gallant replaces...
Via NESN.com
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Hurricanes' possible head-coaching options

The Carolina Hurricanes moved on from Kirk Muller as their head coach last week. On Tuesday, Muller quickly migrated to St. Louis, reportedly signing a two-year deal to be a Blues assistant. With next season representing the last on Blues coach Ken Hitchcock's contract, Muller is potentially set up as Hitchcock's successor -- if the franchise cannot achieve greater postseason success...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers seek experience, success in coaching search

Before Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon adds veterans to his young lineup, there is a more pressing task on the to-do list: find a coach. With a set goal -- more like an implied ultimatum -- to win, Florida is expected to bring in a coach who boasts significant NHL experience. Success at the NHL or international level is likely a requirement as well. This coaching search, unlike ones...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

SPECULATION: Ulf Samuelsson A Candidate For Hurricanes’ Head Coach?

New Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Ron Francis made his first major move of what is sure to be many this offseason, firing head coach Kirk Muller as well as multiple assistants. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Rangers’ assistant coach Ulf Samuelsson is one person who could be on Francis’ radar to fill the void.   Ulf Samuelsson, Kevin Dineen and Ed Olczyk will be amongst...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ulf Samuelsson A Possible Hurricanes Head Coach Candidate

With the firing of Carolina Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller and his assistants John MacLean and Dave Lewis today, speculation has already been ramped up about possible replacements including current Rangers defensive coach Ulf Samuelsson… Ulf Samuelsson, Kevin Dineen and Ed Olczyk will be amongst ex-teammates of CAR GM Ron Francis mentioned as potential coaching candidates....
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Canes should pursue a new head coach

With this week's announcement that Ron Francis is the new general manager of the Hurricanes, a lot of questions surround his entrance as the GM of the Canes. What are his plans heading into the draft? Is he looking to make deals this summer? Would he consider moving out big name players? But arguably the biggest question is if Francis will stick with current head coach Kirk Muller...
Via Puckrant.com
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers relieve interim head coach Peter Horachek of duties

The Florida Panthers have relieved interim head coach Peter Horachek of his duties, the team announced Tuesday. Horachek took over as interim coach on Nov. 8, 2013, after the team fired Kevin Dineen amidst a seven-game winless skid and a 3-9-4 start. He compiled a 26-36-4 record in his short time behind the bench as the Panthers finished 29-45-8 and missed the playoffs for the 12th...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Coaching Carousel Blog

Follow me at @IanEsplen for fun and Flames   Tonight I thought I'd take a bit of a break from the draft rankings to have a little fun. And by fun I mean I thought I'd take a look at what coaches might be a good fit with that openings that are vacant now, or will likely be vacant shortly. Enjoy   Edmonton Out- Dallas Eakins In- Willie Desjardins Thoughts- The...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada beats US in Olympic women's hockey

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- The puck trickled under Jesse Vetter's pads and over the goal line, and then the whistle blew. Or was it the other way around? The Canadian women's hockey team beat the United States 3-2 on Wednesday in a tense preview of the expected gold medal match, taking the lead on Hayley Wickenheiser's controversial third-period goal. Meghan Agosta scored in the second...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada beats US 3-2 in Olympic women's hockey

Megan Agosta scored twice and assisted on Hayley Wickenheiser's goal to lead Canada to a 3-2 victory over the United States on Wednesday in a tense preview of the expected gold medal match. Agosta scored in the second period to tie the game 1-1 and then Canada added the go-ahead goal 93 seconds later on a shot that U.S. goalie Jesse Vetter seemed to have stopped, drawing a whistle...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

US, Canada win openers in Olympic women's hockey

A new format was supposed to make the Olympic women's hockey tournament more competitive after Vancouver, when then-IOC president Jacques Rogge hinted that the sport could be kicked out of the Winter Games. One day into the Sochi Games and the winners look the same. The United States and Canada won their openers at the Shayba Arena on Saturday despite changes that were supposed...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada beats Switzerland 5-0 in women's hockey

Hayley Wickenheiser is back at the Olympics. Again. And she's back on the scoresheet. Again. The all-time leading scorer in Olympic women's hockey history, Wickenheiser added to her record with her 17th career goal of the Winter Games on Saturday and Canada coasted to a 5-0 victory over Switzerland in both teams' opener. Wickenheiser has participated in every Olympics since women...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

USA, Canada headed for another gold medal matchup

Canada and the United States. The United States and Canada. Since women's ice hockey became an Olympic sport in Nagano in 1998, the two North American countries have dominated the podium - winning every gold medal and all but one of the silvers. The lack of competition, especially in preliminary round games, led IOC President Jacques Rogge to warn the sport's governing body after...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamoureux sisters score, US beats Canada 4-1

Sisters Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux scored to help the United States women's hockey team beat Canada 4-1 on Friday night in a pre-Olympic exhibition game. Brianna Decker and Hilary Knight also scored for the Americans in the game that ended with a brawl that resulted in nine major penalties for fighting. Caroline Ouellette scored for Canada. Kevin Dineen, fired last month as...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers-Jets Preview

The Florida Panthers are one victory away from sweeping four games in Canada. The Panthers go for a sixth straight victory Friday night when they try to hand the Winnipeg Jets a seventh straight home loss. Florida (14-17-5) can post its longest win streak since a seven-game run March 2-16, 2008. The Panthers won 4-2 at Ottawa on Thursday after opening this trip with victories in...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-NHL coach Dineen to lead Canadian women's hockey team at Sochi

Kevin Dineen became coach of Canada's women's hockey team Tuesday ahead of the Sochi Olympics, a month after his firing by the Florida Panthers.
Via Fox Olympics
December 17, 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 Dineen,...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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