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June 13, 1989
Glen Sather, who has coached the Edmonton Oilers since March 1977, relinquished those duties Monday to concentrate on his responsibilities as the National Hockey League team's general manager and president. John Muckler, who was Sather's co-coach last season, becomes coach, and assistant Ted Green co-coach. "I just felt this is the right time to do it," said Sather, who won four Stanley Cups with the Oilers. "It's time for me to get on with another section of what has to be done for the Edmonton Oilers."
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October 14, 2003 | Helene Elliott
Emerging from the muck of their awful beginnings, the Ottawa Senators drafted wisely and developed players well enough to cross the threshold of respectability and make the playoffs in their fifth season, 1996-97. But Roy Mlakar, the Senators' president and a former King executive, believes his club wasn't psychologically prepared to succeed until John Muckler took over as general manager in June 2002. "Everybody here, until last year, was afraid to talk about the Cup," Mlakar said.
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June 3, 1997 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD
General Manager Jack Ferreira of the Mighty Ducks said he has contacted former Buffalo Sabres General Manager John Muckler about replacing Ron Wilson as coach. Ferreira also has talked to former Phoenix coach Don Hay, former Chicago coach Darryl Sutter and Duck assistant Walt Kyle about the vacancy. "I want to sit down now and decide whether I want to do second interviews or interview new candidates," Ferreira said.
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February 20, 1998 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Muckler became coach of the troubled New York Rangers on Thursday, promising a mix of "run and gun" and "trap" styles in trying to get the team back on track. "I think you have to have a little of both," the 64-year-old Muckler said after he was introduced to the media as the team's 28th coach. Muckler, who coached the Edmonton Oilers to a Stanley Cup title in 1990, was hired one day after the firing of Colin Campbell.
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May 15, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Muckler, the Buffalo Sabres' general manager, was dismissed Wednesday after two seasons of bickering with Coach Ted Nolan and several arguments with members of the front office. Muckler's most heated battles came with Nolan, a finalist for NHL coach of the year. The two barely spoke to each other this season unless they were arguing.
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February 20, 1998 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Muckler became coach of the troubled New York Rangers on Thursday, promising a mix of "run and gun" and "trap" styles in trying to get the team back on track. "I think you have to have a little of both," the 64-year-old Muckler said after he was introduced to the media as the team's 28th coach. Muckler, who coached the Edmonton Oilers to a Stanley Cup title in 1990, was hired one day after the firing of Colin Campbell.
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October 14, 2003 | Helene Elliott
Emerging from the muck of their awful beginnings, the Ottawa Senators drafted wisely and developed players well enough to cross the threshold of respectability and make the playoffs in their fifth season, 1996-97. But Roy Mlakar, the Senators' president and a former King executive, believes his club wasn't psychologically prepared to succeed until John Muckler took over as general manager in June 2002. "Everybody here, until last year, was afraid to talk about the Cup," Mlakar said.
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June 28, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Ted Green, 51, who has spent nine of the last 10 seasons as an assistant or co-coach in Edmonton, was named head coach of the Oilers. Green succeeds John Muckler, who quit to become the Buffalo Sabres' director of operations. A 16-year NHL veteran, Green was known as Terrible Teddy because of his fierce defensive style as a player.
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November 16, 1996 | Associated Press
Buffalo Sabre center Pat LaFontaine will sit out three to four more weeks because of the effects of a concussion last month, the team said Friday. LaFontaine, the Sabres' captain, has been physically exhausted, often feeling tired and worn out, since the fifth concussion of his career Oct. 17, Buffalo General Manager John Muckler said. The injury is not career-ending, Muckler said during a news conference.
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December 12, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Buffalo Sabres fired Coach Rick Dudley Wednesday night after the team lost, 6-3, to the St. Louis Blues. The Blues are 9-15-4. John Muckler, who joined the team as director of hockey operations in the off-season from the Edmonton Oilers, was named as interim coach. Dudley said his firing was very basic: "We lost--and I'm out."
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June 3, 1997 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD
General Manager Jack Ferreira of the Mighty Ducks said he has contacted former Buffalo Sabres General Manager John Muckler about replacing Ron Wilson as coach. Ferreira also has talked to former Phoenix coach Don Hay, former Chicago coach Darryl Sutter and Duck assistant Walt Kyle about the vacancy. "I want to sit down now and decide whether I want to do second interviews or interview new candidates," Ferreira said.
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May 15, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Muckler, the Buffalo Sabres' general manager, was dismissed Wednesday after two seasons of bickering with Coach Ted Nolan and several arguments with members of the front office. Muckler's most heated battles came with Nolan, a finalist for NHL coach of the year. The two barely spoke to each other this season unless they were arguing.
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June 13, 1989
Glen Sather, who has coached the Edmonton Oilers since March 1977, relinquished those duties Monday to concentrate on his responsibilities as the National Hockey League team's general manager and president. John Muckler, who was Sather's co-coach last season, becomes coach, and assistant Ted Green co-coach. "I just felt this is the right time to do it," said Sather, who won four Stanley Cups with the Oilers. "It's time for me to get on with another section of what has to be done for the Edmonton Oilers."
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March 5, 2003 | From Associated Press
Several Ottawa Senator players have agreed to restructure their contracts, freeing money for the team which declared bankruptcy earlier this season. General Manager John Muckler confirmed the move on Tuesday but declined to name the players or dollar amounts. Muckler said that the money was used to facilitate last week's trade that brought Vaclav Varada and a draft pick from Buffalo in exchange for prospect Jakub Klepis. Varada's contract will pay him $1.3 million this season and $1.
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