Kevin Lowes sorry record for the Oilers...
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11-03-2013, 08:39 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Back o' beyond
I'm not sure if it means anything, but I found it interesting...and in the end, that's all that really matters.
Since our last Stanley Cup win over 23 years ago, the Oilers have had 9 head coach tenures (not counting Eakins as he just got here):
Of these guys, the only one that went on to be an NHL head coach anywhere else after leaving the Oilers, was Muckler. Yes Low did do 2 forgettable years with the Rangers, but I've always thought of that as a pity hire by Low's old benefactor Sather because nobody else would hire him, and even Slats could only stomach Low's incompetence for 2 years before sending him on his way.
Goes to show how 'in the family' this org has been for a very long time for the most part...and the few times they went outside the fold so to speak, it's generally ended in swift failure.
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