Nashville is known for its hot chicken, a staple imitated around the country. But the real scorcher coming out of the Music City now is how quickly bench boss John Hynes was out and Andrew Burnette was in.
The Predators fired Hynes Monday and put Burnette in his place, confirmed by sources to Nashville Hockey Now. Brunette was most recently Florida’s coach last season, taking over after Joel Quenneville resigned after the fallout in Chicago. After being flipped for Paul Maurice, Brunette gets his next shot with the Predators.
What’s Going on in Pittsburgh and Dubas?
So, is Kyle Dubas going to be running the show in Pittsburgh or what? Pittsburgh Hockey Now’s Dan Kingerski writes that the job has purportedly been offered to Dubas who has time to make up his mind. But what’s taking so long? Kingerski said this on Twitter:
I'm staying a country mile away from the Dubas stuff tonight. It's negotiations. There are ebbs and flows. Maybe he walked. Maybe FSG walked. Maybe they're working to get there but it's a little frustrating.
I don't know.
— Dan Kingerski (@TheDanKingerski) May 31, 2023
Maybe it’ll take a turn soon enough. But the Dubas-Pittsburgh saga is one that really looks like it’s anyone’s best guess. The next logical question is if not him, who would be next to try and pick through what could be another long rebuild job. Especially if there isn’t a clear plan to begin with.
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