The Edmonton Oil Kings, as T.S. Quint in Mallrats put it, are now in the framing business.
General manager Bob Green, while wending his way across Europe in search of a flight home, has dismissed both coach Steve Pleau and assistant Rocky Thompson. Edmonton won just 16 games all season, so perhaps it is not a huge surprise.
Coming Down The Pipe! ought to be a reliable go-to as the baby Oil search for a new bench boss.
In the OHL, the Peterborough Petes are intent on separating the coach and GM duties. The Petes seem prepared to go through the OHL draft on May 1 without replacements in place for Jeff Twohey and Ken McRae, the GM-and-coach combo who were left go in late March.
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