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Pittsburgh Penguins coach fired by GM Kyle Dubas

Published May 3, 2024 at 5:10 PM

Pittsburgh Penguins president of hockey operations Kyle Dubas announced the dismissal of assistant coach Todd Reirden following the team's second consecutive missed playoff appearance, marking the first time Sidney Crosby has experienced such a drought in his career.

Kyle Dubas has released the following statement.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have parted ways with Associate Coach Todd Reirden, it was announced today by President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Kyle Dubas. Reirden is relieved of his duties immediately.

"We are grateful to Todd for his dedication and commitment to the Penguins over two separate stints with the organization," said Dubas. "Mike Sullivan and I have spent time over the past two weeks evaluating the coaching staff, and although these decisions are never easy, we agree that this change was in the best interest of the team moving forward."

As key players like Crosby, Kris Letang, and Evgeni Malkin approach the twilight of their careers, the Penguins face the challenge of reshaping their roster to contend for another Stanley Cup.

Stay tuned to see what moves Kyle Dubas makes during the off-season.

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