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I give my thoughts on the move to fire Paul Fenton, as well as share media thoughts, fans thoughts too. He clearly burned all of his bridges rather quickly and when he finally angered Ryan and Zach enough they dropped the axe on him.
A strange day indeed...
No, he isn't. He said as much on Barriero the day it was announced Fenton was fired. Also, Russo said Kurvers isn't in the mix mostly because of his health concerns.
It amazing how many different people, not just Minnesota media but national media that either tweeted or wrote parts of articles saying how the Wild should not hire Chiarelli. Even though he may fit the experience requirement, but given his mistakes and with the talent he's squandered in his tenures in Boston and Ed
I do wonder how much of the "Hextall was a bad man" news was real, and how much of it was justification for firing him when/how they did. It's not that I doubt that he ran a tight ship - it's clear he did from the lack of any news of substance breaking prior to it happening. He apparently told the president to stay in his lane with regards to hockey ops shortly before he was fired, which absolutely may have hastened his way out the door. It certainly appears that he limited the access that the a