Atlanta coach Hartley is fired after Thrashers open season with six losses
Oct 17, 2007 | Posted by: The Canadian Press | Full story: The Canadian Press
- The Atlanta Thrashers fired head coach Bob Hartley on Wednesday after opening the NHL season with six straight losses.
General manager Don Waddell will take over on an interim basis, a source told The Canadian Press. The team scheduled an afternoon news conference to make the announcement.
The Thrashers, coming off their first ever playoff appearance, find themselves in the NHL basement. They have the fewest goals for in the league at nine and the third-most goals against at 27, ahead of only Toronto (28) and Los Angeles (30). Read more
He was given the best team in hockey and mucked that up. The thrashers were lucky to make it to the playoffs last year, losing four games in a row. Maybe some Caanadian barber shop will pick him up, eh?
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