Posts tagged: Coaching

Break it Down! – Coaching/Management (2013/14 Edition)

By , September 20, 2013 9:55 am
No more for you Terry!

No more for you Terry!

Continuing on with the break it down series. The others can be found at the following location.

I skipped this part of the series last year, cause I could only talk about Tambellini so much, and really the only change had been Renney for Krueger.

But now! Tambellini was fired which could only be described as “about fucking time!”, and while I don’t think Krueger necessarily deserved to be fired his lack of line matching probably doesn’t fit with the approach the new GM wishes to take.

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Breaking it Down! – Coaching/Management (2010/11 Edition)

By , September 28, 2010 11:33 am

At least he can't fuck this up

And after procrastinating as long as possible here is the final post with this years Break it Down series. The rest can be found here.

Last year I commented on how I didn’t like the hiring of Quinn and would have preferred to see Renney hired, so I guess a year later it worked out for me. I just can’t stand to see a guy roll the lines at this level. They just get eaten alive.

Also, how shitty was it that Tippett got fired a couple weeks after we found our guys. That would be a killer coach.

As for Tambellini, I am kind of happy with the past year. But there are still issues that need to be figured out.

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Step into my office…

By , June 16, 2010 1:06 pm

...cause your f***ing fired!!!

Robert Daum was notified by the Edmonton Oilers organization last week that his contract as head coach of the then Falcons now Barons will not be renewed.  Comments suggest that he was surprised by the decision and had no indications he would be lining up at the unemployment office.
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Break it down! – Management/Coaching

By , September 10, 2009 8:00 am
I would brag about it...although I though he won it?

I would still brag about it win or lose...although I thought he won it?

Note: Both Steve-O and Racki are away on vacation. We’ve left the ship on autopilot. So if some kick ass news happens like trading for Kovalchuk, pretend like you heard it here first, and pretend like this post still makes sense ;) Racki is back September 10th.

This is the last among a few recurring posts where I break down and discuss different parts of the Oilers and how I think they are going to perform this coming year, their strengths and weaknesses and where we could use some help. They are can be found here.

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+1 to the Coach Super-team

By , August 25, 2009 2:26 pm
This shit looks pretty complicated, he gets my vote.

This shit looks pretty complicated, he gets my vote.

The Oil have just added another face to the coaching staff in Wayne Fleming. His most recent stint was as Head Coach of Avangard Omsk. You might recognize this as Jaromir Jagr’s team. So cue Jagr rumors back up.

Unfortunately, the meat is a bit tainted as he once served as assistant coach for the Calgary Flames. So maybe he has some insight on why Quasimodo is such a douche.

More details are available on the Official Oilers page.

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