Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, replace him with Ken Hitchcock

Home CA Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, replace him with Ken Hitchcock

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock. | Edmonton was languishing in sixth place in the Pacific Division with a 9-10-1 record entering its game Tuesday night in San Jose against the Sharks. | McLellan was in his fourth season behind the Oilers’ bench. The team missed the playoffs in two of his previous three seasons despite having superstar Connor McDavid on its roster. | Hitchcock announced his retirement in April after a 22-year coaching career, which included a Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars in 1999.

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