New Jersey Fires Claude Julien

The first place New Jersey Devils have fired head coach Claude Julien with a week left to go in the regular season. Julien was fired today (Monday) and replaced by Jersey GM Lou Lamoriello, who will coach the final three regular season games for the Devils. This marks the second straight season that Sweet LouContinue reading “New Jersey Fires Claude Julien”

Penguins to Gamble on Las Vegas?

Pittsburgh Penguins owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle traveled to Las Vegas on Wednesday to check out the potential for moving the Penguins there. They met with Mayor Oscar Goodman and had what was said to be a “very pleasant conversation”. Along with Las Vegas expressing interest in the team, officials from Kansas City areContinue reading “Penguins to Gamble on Las Vegas?”

Penguins Out of Pittsburgh?

It looks like the Penguins’ days in Pittsburgh are numbered. On Monday, Penguins ownership confirmed the notion that they were actively seeking to relocate the franchise. Ownership and state leaders could not end up with a solid plan and continued to reach stalemate after stalemate, causing owners Ron Burkle and Mario Lemieux to throw upContinue reading “Penguins Out of Pittsburgh?”