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Senators discuss coaching job with Yeo: report

Former Wild coach led Minnesota to playoffs three straight seasons before being fired in February

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The Ottawa Senators recently met with former Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo to discuss their vacant coaching job, according to a Sportsnet report.

Senators general manager Pierre Dorion was granted permission to speak with Yeo by Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher, the report said; Yeo remains under contract with the Wild.

Yeo, 42, was fired by the Wild on Feb. 13, He had a record of 173-132-44 in four-plus seasons with Minnesota.

The Senators fired Dave Cameron as coach after Ottawa finished 38-35-9 and did not qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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