Dallas Stars Fire Doug Armstrong

The Dallas Stars have fired GM Doug Armstrong after a disappointing 7-7 start to the season and after three straight exits in the first round of the playoffs. Armstrong will be replaced in the interim by Brett Hull and Les Jackson, who will serve as co-general managers. “I thought that the team needed a changeContinue reading “Dallas Stars Fire Doug Armstrong”

Columbus Blue Jackets Fire GM and President MacLean

It’s over in Columbus for president and GM Doug MacLean. There were conflicting reports at first, but the Jackets eventually announced the news on Wednesday and confirmed that MacLean would not be back next year. After a disappointing, but hardly surprising, 33-42-7 record this season, the Jackets felt it was time for a change. 53-yearContinue reading “Columbus Blue Jackets Fire GM and President MacLean”

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?”