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A New Charge By Alain Poupart - Florida Panthers
The Panthers weren’t lacking for candidates to become their new head coach, but General Manager Dale Tallon said one conversation with Kevin Dineen was all he needed to know he had found his man. READ MORE ›
The Florida Panthers named Kevin Dineen as their 11th head coach in franchise history. Listed below are some of the stories written about the hiring of the new Panthers bench boss.
------- Miami HeraldFlorida Panthers Introduce Kevin Dineen As New Head CoachBy David J Neal
The obvious question going into Wednesday’s Florida Panthers announcement of Kevin Dineen as their new coach is, “Why him?”
-------Sun-SentinelPanthers Welcome Dineen As Franchise's 11th CoachBy Harvey Fialkov
When newly named Panthers coach Kevin Dineen was 9, he and his four brothers would run around the Houston Aeros locker room sponging up hockey smarts from his father/coach Bill and the legendary Gordie Howe.
Palm Beach PostPanthers New Head Coach Kevin Dineen Recognizes Organization's OpportunityBy Brian Biggane
The first thing most new coaches like to do upon being hired is take a look at their roster and size up their chances for success in the upcoming season.
-------The Edmonton JournalPanthers Give Dineen His First NHL Coaching JobBy Jim Matheson
EDMONTON - Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon says he sensed Kevin Dineen was the best man to take over his team’s head coaching duties the minute he spoke with him.
-------The Portland Press HeraldDineen Hiring: "It's About Time"By Paul Betit
Kevin Dineen is finally getting a chance to coach a National Hockey League team and his former players couldn't be happier for him.
-------Hartford CourantIn Lebron's Town, There's Room For DineenBy Jeff Jacobs
Kevin Dineen had lost out on a number of NHL coaching jobs in recent years, but he never did lose his sense of humor. He knew where he was Wednesday. He knew exactly where he was.
-------Several News OutletsNew Coach Kevin Dineen Hoping To Create Buzz About PanthersBy Associated Press
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — On the day he was introduced as the Florida Panthers' new coach, Kevin Dineen couldn't help but talk about basketball. Especially about the Miami Heat.