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Oilers GM Chiarelli on Ken Hitchcock hiring: 'We felt a new voice would be helpful'

22 days ago   |   By Sporting News

With the Edmonton Oilers struggling, the organization felt it was time for a coaching change, giving way to the third-winningest coach in NHL history.
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Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan - Todd McLellan | EDM

Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan - Todd McLellan | EDM

22 days ago   |   By Rotoworld

Edmonton has relieved Todd McLellan of his coaching duties and named Ken Hitchcock as the team's new head coach.
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Edmonton names Ken Hitchcock as head coach - Ken Hitchcock | EDM

22 days ago   |   By Rotoworld

Ken Hitchcock has been named the new head coach of the Edmonton Oilers.
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Why Ken Hitchcock is the perfect hire for the Oilers right now

Why Ken Hitchcock is the perfect hire for the Oilers right now

22 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

Ken Hitchcock is old Edmonton, getting his start coaching midget hockey there while sharpening skates at an iconic local sporting goods store called United Cycle.
He learned to coach watching the legend Clare Drake run practices at the University of Alberta, and even when coaching teams across the National Hockey League, “Hitch” always kept in touch on what the Oilers were doing. Or more often, not doing.
On Tuesday, the 66-year-old took on another rite of passage in his old stomping grounds, joining the legions who have called themselves the head coach of this struggling NHL team, a club...
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Twitter Reaction: Oilers show Todd McLellan the door

22 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Edmonton Oilers shocked the hockey world Tuesday by firing head coach Todd McLellan and pulling Ken Hitchcock out of retirement to replace him.
Once the news dropped, Twitter was predictably full of hot takes. Hockey fans questioned whether the Oilers made the right move, and the heat on GM Peter Chiarelli got turned up even more.
Here are some of the best reactions.
Since the Oilers went to the Stanley Cup Final in 2006...Craig MacTavish, Pat Quinn, Tom Renney, Ralph Krueger, Dallas Eakins, Todd Nelson, Todd McLellan and now Ken Hitchcock have been the team's head coach.
- John...
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Edmonton Oilers hire coach Ken Hitchcock

Edmonton Oilers hire coach Ken Hitchcock

22 days ago   |   By UPI

The Edmonton Oilers have hired Ken Hitchcock to replace former coach Todd McLellan.
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Watch Live: Oilers GM Chiarelli addresses hiring of Ken Hitchcock

22 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

Following the decision to fire Todd McLellan as head coach and replace him with Ken Hitchcock, Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli will address the media in San Jose ahead of Tuesday's game against the Sharks.
You can watch the press conference live here at 11:00 a.m. MT .
If the video does not appear on this page at that time, please refresh.
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Oilers fire Todd McLellan, install Ken Hitchcock, in fourth NHL coaching change this season

22 days ago   |   By CBSSports

McLellan just couldn't do enough with the pieces he had
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Ken Hitchcock the right person to take the reins of these Oilers?

22 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

NHL on Sportsnet's Louie Debrusk provides his perspective on the Oilers' decision to relieve head coach Todd McLellan of his duties and to replace him with former Dallas Stars bench boss Ken Hitchcock.
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Oilers hire Hitchcock

22 days ago   |   By Sportsnet


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Edmonton Oilers fire McLellan, hire Hitchcock to take over

Edmonton Oilers fire McLellan, hire Hitchcock to take over

22 days ago   |   By USA Today

The Edmonton Oilers have fired coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock with the team languishing in sixth place in the Pacific Division
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Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, name Ken Hitchcock as replacement

Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, name Ken Hitchcock as replacement

22 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Connor McDavid and the Oilers have nine wins through their first 20 games this season and have lost six of their past seven.
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Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

22 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Hitchcock, who replaces Todd McLellan after he was fired Tuesday morning, most recently coached the Stars during the 2017-18 season.
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Ken Hitchcock returns to coaching, replaces McLellan in Edmonton

22 days ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

McLellan led the team to a 123-119-24 record over a four seasons.
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Oilers fire Todd McLellan, hire Ken Hitchcock

22 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Todd McLellan and have named Ken Hitchcock as his replacement, the team announced. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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Oilers hire Ken Hitchcock as coach after firing Todd McLellan

22 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock.
The swap at head coach will be the only change behind the Oilers bench. Hitchcock will be in San Jose for Tuesday night's game against the Sharks.
The move comes after a poor run that has seen the Oilers lose six of their past seven games, including a pair of tough results this past weekend against the Calgary Flames and Vegas Golden Knights.
McLellan, 51, finishes his tenure in Edmonton with a record of 123-119-24 in 266 regular-season games over three-plus seasons behind the bench. Outside of a...
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Oilers fire McLellan, name Hitchcock coach

22 days ago   |   By ESPN

The Oilers have fired coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock.
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