Edmonton Oilers have fired coach Dallas Eakins
The Oilers have relieved Dallas Eakins of his head coaching duties.
MacTavish said Eakins is an coach, but something had to be done after the
losses started piling up.
The general manager also took his share of the blame for Edmonton dismal
situation because he the lineup together. not here to absolve myself of
accountability for the situation that were in, MacTavish said at a news
The team currently sits in a tie for dead last in the league (with Carolina
Hurricanes) earning a paltry Randy Bullock Jersey 19 points. They are on a four
game losing streak and earlier suffered through an 11 game winless era.
Recently MacTavish game Eakins a vote of confidence and said the coach still
had the room, but as the losses continued to come the team position
losses have an emotional toll on everybody in the organization at least they
should in particular the coaching staff, MacTavish said. think the fact we
weren able to get any traction at all after that, it lead me to believe the
time was right for a coaching change. an average age of under 27, the Oilers
roster includes three No. 1 overall picks: Taylor Hall in Jared Crick Jersey 2010, Ryan Nugent Hopkins in
2011 and Nail Yakupov in 2012.
The 47 year old Eakins was previously the coach of the AHL Toronto Marlies.
As a player, he spent parts of 10 seasons with eight teams, including stops
with theToronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames and the original Winnipeg
Last Authentic Randy Bullock Jersey week,
Ottawa Senators bid adieu to its coach Paul MacLean as the first firing of the
Are these Oilers fans cheering for the coaching Garrett Graham Jersey change? Or are they simply
actors in a sad story?
The Oilers went 36 63 Garrett Graham Womens Jersey 14 under Eakins
in parts of two seasons, including 7 19 5 so far this year.
Hired in the summer of 2012 to help the Oilers in the mix every year to win,
Eakins missed the playoffs in his only full season behind the bench.
fully understand critics and we fully understand and I embrace the result,
Eakins said after a win last month over the rebuilding Buffalo Sabres. can
stand and talk about how well you playing and how you improved, but if you not
getting points, no one going to listen understand what process we going
through, they understand where we at and where we going and that our main
concern right Jared Crick Womens Jersey now. was on Eakins to
get through to the Oilers, and they didn seem to make any significant strides
under their fifth coach in seven seasons. Likewise, Pat Quinn (2009 10), Tom
Renney (2010 12) and Ralph Krueger (2013) couldn get this team to the