Though it will make no difference, and is a move of desperation, the Pens’ pathetic effort against the Maple Leafs was the sort of game that gets a coach fired, and he was.
So Therrien is gone less than a year after coaching the team to the Cup Finals. Obviously, the team’s poor play was all his fault.
There had been a lot of rumors about whining that the players didn’t like him. Well, you stunk it up enough to get rid of him, so shut the hell up and play now.