Thread: Kings News: Terry Murray Fired
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12-12-2011, 01:18 AM
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Originally Posted by nki View Post
Isn't it that as long as it's a promotion, teams are usually willing to let guys go even mid-season? Maybe I have things wrong here, but I thought if an assistant coach got a head-coaching offer teams would nearly always let him go?
Not mid-season no, especially not from the NHL team (assistant coaches). I can't recall a team letting its assistant coach go mid-season to join another team. Farm team coaches are a bit different, but even then, it'd likely only happen if it was an eastern conference team let their farm coach go to the western conference, or vice versa. Like Nashville and Carolina with Muller.

Not to mention the difficulty filling the spot mid-season.

Originally Posted by Josh Deitell View Post
Could be a last ditch motivational tactic. Maybe Deano's the leak? :p
This wouldn't shock me. DL's been suspected of doing this before.

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