The Nation Notebook: Therrien and Julien in a coaching carousel, Chiarelli on the deadline, Vermette's slash and some rumours
February 15 2017 07:00AM
The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don't quite deserve their own article.
In a shocking series of events, the Montreal Canadiens fired Michel Therrien yesterday afternoon and replaced him with the Habs archrival Boston Bruins' former head coach in Claude Julien. The same afternoon, Peter Chiarelli said his Oilers weren't going to be in the buyers market and later that night Antoine Vermette took a swing at a referee.
February 14 2017 10:08PM
Who's a good boy?! Final Score: 5-2 Oilers
February 14 2017 06:13PM
The Oilers are 20 points ahead of the Coyotes in the standings, but Arizona is 6-2-1 in their last nine games and they've outscored the opposition 31-22. Meanwhile, the Oilers only have four goals in their last five games and their only victory came in a 1-0 shootout win.
Despite the Coyotes sitting 29th in the NHL, this is far from an easy game for an Oilers team trying to rediscover their offence.
Real Life Podcast
February 14 2017 04:00PM
This week on Real Life Jason Strudwick and Jason Gregor discussed many things. Due to their technical ineptitude, Wanye Gretz sat yelling into his computer, but no one heard what he said. he will be back next week.
The boys discussed the Grammys, Struds couldn't hide his bitterness towards Celine Dion, as well as the struggles of the Habs, the Leafs bad defence and the Oilers sudden lack of offence.
Then it got a little odd...
February 14 2017 09:00AM
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