The Bruins announced early this morning that Claude Julien has been fired, ending his near decade-long run behind the Boston bench.
The news was announced in a simple Tweet with a link to an accompanying news release, ending the reign of (arguably) the best coach in franchise history with a few terse words.
Whether or not Julien was the man for the bench job is a matter of opinion, really. Some say he¡¯s been given nothing to work with and has done a decent job with limited pieces, while others say that things have gone stagnant and it¡¯s time for a new voice.
The Blackhawks challenged for offside on the goal, and by one clear review, Chicago seemed to have a strong case for the goal to be overturned. Instead, the offside was deemed ¡°inconclusive¡± by the officials and the goal stood. The call could have been a game-changer, but Chicago was able to grab the lead again before heading into the third period.
You normally think of Iron Men to be old, grizzly veterans that have seen more than a fair number of years at the NHL level. The Wild, for all of their veteran players, now have a young face as their newest consecutive games leader in 24-year-old Charlie Coyle.
Game Youth Jose Fernandez Jersey On Wednesday, Coyle played in his 284th consecutive game, a streak he started way back in November of 2013.