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03-12-2013, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Mats86 View Post
What Montrel is doing is nothing new for Therrein. From Wiki-

During the 200607 season, he coached the Penguins to one of the most successful single-season improvements in NHL history, finishing with a 472411 record (105 pts), a berth in the 2007 Stanley Cup playoffs, and a nomination for the Jack Adams Award, as the NHL's best coach. The following season, the Penguins under Therrien made it to the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals, ultimately losing to the Detroit Red Wings in six games.

The next season, The Penguins shot out to one of the best starts in franchise history, only to slow down considerably heading into December. The slide continued, and on February 15, 2009, a day after the 6-2 loss to the Maple Leafs and with the Penguins struggling to stay in the playoff race, Therrien was relieved of his duties as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins
But he doesn't have Crosby or Malkin or J. Staal here.

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