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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
17 days ago  |  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...
Via Goon's World
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks hire Dineen as assistant coach

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach. Dineen was teammates with Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville from 1984 to 1990 when both were members of the Hartford Whalers. “Kevin brings proven leadership qualities, having served as an alternate captain and captain for several of his teams during his 19-year NHL career,”...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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.
Via Committed Indians
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Dineen Named Assistant Coach For The Chicago Blackhawks

from the Chicago Blackhawks, The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach. Dineen was teammates with Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville from 1984 to 1990 when both were members of the Hartford Whalers. “Kevin brings proven leadership qualities, having served as an alternate captain and captain for several of his teams...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 14, 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...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 13, 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

Panthers GM high on Barry Trotz

The Florida Panthers announced Tuesday that they have fired interim head coach Peter Horachek. Horachek replaced head coach Kevin Dineen on Nov.8 and led the Panthers to a 26-34-6 record over the final 66 games of the season as Florida missed the postseason for the 12th time in 13 seasons. Horachek’s dismissal means that the Capitals are now one of three NHL teams with a head...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 30, 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

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers power past Senators for 5th straight win

The last time the Panthers visited the Canadian Tire Center they were riding on two flats. Peter Horachek had just replaced fired coach Kevin Dineen. Two minutes into his first game behind the bench on Nov. 9, his team trailed 2-0. "Holy cow, I looked up there and said, 'This can't be true,'" Horachek said Thursday. "It's a nightmare right now. I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
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

Despite two losses to struggling teams, Panthers have newfound optimism after 2-2-1 trip

Despite losing their last two games to the worst teams in the dominant Western Conference there seemed to be a newfound sense of optimism in the Panthers dressing room after a respectable 2-2-1 trip. Since interim coach Peter Horachek took the reins from Kevin Dineen, the Panthers have gone 3-4-1 with wins over elite teams such as Anaheim, Colorado and Vancouver. "It's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The weekly NHL Index: 11-11-13

Biggest Story of the week Kevin Dineen led the Florida Panthers to the playoffs two seasons ago.  This week he was fired along with his assistant coaches Craig Ramsay and Gord Murphy.  Replacing Dineen is Peter Horachek, who coached the Panthers’ AHL affiliate.  John  Madden and Brian Skrudland will be the new assistants.  This wasn’t a shocking change by any means. ...
Via Bloguin Best
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The weekly NHL Index: 11-11-13

Biggest Story of the week Kevin Dineen led the Florida Panthers to the playoffs two seasons ago.  This week he was fired along with his assistant coaches Craig Ramsay and Gord Murphy.  Replacing Dineen is Peter Horachek, who coached the Panthers’ AHL affiliate.  John  Madden and Brian Skrudland will be the new assistants.  This wasn’t a shocking change by any means. ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL losers ponder trades, firings

Losing has consequences. As the losses piled on the NHL also-rans, change became inevitable.Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon fired his coaching staff, despite his earlier votes of confidence for head coach Kevin Dineen. It seems the franchise’s new owners didn’t enjoy watching that team lose game after game after game in soul-crushing fashion.The staggering Edmonton...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers Fire Coach Kevin Dineen

The Florida Panthers are a bottom-feeding team.  They have only three wins in their 16 games to date.  They are not a particularly good team.  Tomas Fleischmann leads the team with 11 points.  He is the only player on the team with more than 8 points (a point every second games).  Brian Campbell is their top defenceman - but his defensive skills can be lacking.  Their best...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers Fire Coach Kevin Dineen

The Florida Panthers are a bottom-feeding team.  They have only three wins in their 16 games to date.  They are not a particularly good team.  Tomas Fleischmann leads the team with 11 points.  He is the only player on the team with more than 8 points (a point every second games).  Brian Campbell is their top defenceman - but his defensive skills can be lacking.  Their best...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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