May 26, 2013

What Hockey Analysts Are Saying About Possible New Vancouver Canucks Head Coach

Darren Dreger of TSN threw out some names in a tweet this week, that could replace Alain Vigneault as the new head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. The list included Dave Tippett, Lindy Ruff, Tom Renney, Guy Boucher, Paul Maurice, Scott Arniel, Dallas Eakins and Jacques Martin. Doug Houda, Ron Wilson and Larry Robinson have also been mentioned as candidates in […]

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July 5, 2012

Tom Renney To Join Detroit Red Wings As Associate Coach

Tom Renney will join the Detroit Red Wings as an associate coach, the team announced Thursday. Renney, 57, former coach of the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks, has agreed to a three-year contract with the Red Wings. Renney was let go by the Oilers after the team finished 14th in the Western Conference last season, going 32-40-10. In […]

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June 11, 2012

Edmonton Oilers Hire Craig MacTavish As V.P. Of Hockey Operations

The Edmonton Oilers have hired former coach Craig MacTavish as senior vice president of hockey operations. The 53-year-old MacTavish coached the Oilers for eight seasons from 2000-09, including Edmonton’s run to the Stanley Cup final in 2006 when it lost in seven games to the Carolina Hurricanes. The London, Ontario, native was fired after the Oilers missed the […]

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May 22, 2012

Brent Sutter Frontrunner To Become Next Head Coach Of The Edmonton Oilers?

Brent Sutter appears to be the frontrunner to become the next coach of the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers didn’t renew Tom Renney’s contract after he went 55-85-22 in two seasons. Sutter was let go by the Calgary Flames in mid-April after a year in which he went 37-29-16, missing the playoffs for the third straight […]

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May 17, 2012

Edmonton Oilers Part Ways With Head Coach Tom Renney

ESPN.com reports that the Edmonton Oilers have decided 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 […]

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April 27, 2012

Tom Renney’s Fate As Edmonton Oilers Coach Uncertain

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal chatted with Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini and he indicated there’s no rush in deciding whether to offer Tom Renney a new contract as head coach, or go in a different direction. “We’ll get it done,” Tambellini said. “I’m going to our meetings, then to the worlds. Sometime in there, hopefully.” The […]

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April 9, 2012

Quick Hits: Marc Bergevin, Chris Kreider, Minnesota Wild, Team Canada

With the NHL regular season over be sure to check out our updates on the upcoming 2012 NHL Entry Draft and updates on the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Below are some of todays Quick Hits: The Montreal Canadiens are looking to fill their General Manager vacancy, and one guy they’ve asked permission to talk to is Chicago Blackhawks assistant Marc Bergevin, the Chicago Sun-Times reports, adding […]

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April 3, 2012

Edmonton Oilers Coach Tom Renney Fined $10,000 For Comments

James Mirtle reported via Twitter that Edmonton Oilers coach Tom Renney was fined $10,000 by the NHL for comments he made following Monday night’s loss at Los Angeles Kings. Dismayed with the officiating during a 2-0 setback, Renney remarked: “Maybe they the NHL need Hollywood in the playoffs.”

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January 25, 2012

Renney On The Hot Seat?

The Edmonton Oilers are struggling to earn wins, and some believe that might cost the head coach his job. According to the Edmonton Sun, “it’s been obvious for weeks that Tom Renney is on the hot seat” particularly since he has only a few months left on his current contract. There doesn’t seem to be any great sense […]

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