View Full Version : Why did the Penguins fire Ray Shero?

05-16-2014, 06:37 PM
When the Pittsburgh Penguins were eliminated by the New York Rangers in the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their fifth straight postseason exit to a lower seeded team, it was pretty much a given that some sort of change was going to come in the organization as a result.

The assumption was that coach Dan Bylsma would be gone and general manager Ray Shero would be on the hot seat and facing the possibility of losing his job as well.

The Penguins ended up doing the exact opposite.

The team announced on Friday that Shero, after serving as the team's general manager for eight years, had been relieved of his duties while the new general manager would decide the fate of the coaching staff and hockey operations department. .........

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05-16-2014, 06:57 PM
their fifth straight postseason exit to a lower seeded team

That's embarrassing.

05-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Whisky Tango Foxtrot?

The team clearly has enough talent. Bylsma is coaching them down.