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  • Panthers fire Dineen & 2 assistants

    The Florida Panthers on Friday fired coach Kevin Dineen and named Peter Horachek the club's new interim coach.

    Also fired were Dineen's assistant coaches, Gord Murphy and Craig Ramsay.

    "I've been stewing on it for a long time," Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said during a conference call. "It's never easy. We don't make rash decisions. We made decisions, we assess the future of the franchise and where we're at currently and with many discussions with our ownership group and our hockey operations group, we came to the decision and decided this was the best course of action." ... l:topheads

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    Fire sale in Florida? Dale Tallon has done this before...


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      They're a goalie and a top defenseman away from being a good team. Problem is, they don't have much they can afford to give up.


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        Yes, and despite that they've lost 9 in a row...