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The Ottawa Senators have fired their head coach Guy Boucher.
The Ottawa Senators have fired head coach Guy Boucher.
The team, who are lurking at the last ranking of the NHL, has chosen Marc Crawford to ensure the interim.
The Senators have suffered a sixth defeat in a row, Thursday night, bowing in the face of the Edmonton Oilers.
“I want to thank Guy for his three years of service. This is a good man and he has been an excellent representative of the Senators. At this time, however, we need a different approach and a new direction to guide our team through this period of reconstruction, ” said Pierre Dorion in a press release from the team.
“In the interim, Mark will bring a different perspective and a rich experience as a coach. “
Mark Crawford, 58 years old, has won the Stanley cup with the Colorado Avalanche in 1995-1996. This is his third season as a member of the staff of instructors of the Senators and enjoys an experience of 1151 matches as head coach in the NHL.
In addition to the Avalanche, it has also been the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks, Los Angeles Kings and Dallas Stars.