After 113 games in charge, Dallas Eakins has been fired by the Edmonton Oilers.
Of those 113 games, Eakins won just 36 times — an ugly .381 winning percentage — which, as you’d expect, led to a number of depressing quotes. Many of which we converted into headlines!
Leading off, we have the “Dallas Eakins is quite upset” category:
Video: Dallas Eakins calls today the ‘worst day’
‘Depressed’ Eakins ‘didn’t even leave the house’ after blowout loss to Calgary
Eakins: ‘I’ve had enough misery already’
Coach Eakins happy for Scrivens, ‘mad’ at Oilers
Then, the “angry fans chucked their jerseys” list:
It happened again: Oilers fan throws jersey on the ice in lopsided loss to Flames
Oilers lose, disgruntled fan tosses jersey on the ice – again
‘They’re a quitter’ — Eakins rips fan who threw Oilers jersey on ice
Next, it’s Dallas Eakins vs. his players:
Hall, Eakins try to defuse water-bottle throwing incident
Eakins: ‘If you play scared in this league, you’re going to get killed’
Belov left Oilers for KHL because he didn’t want to play for Eakins
Eakins wants Bryzgalov to watch his body language
Oilers coach Eakins says bad habits have to ‘die’
Eakins to Yakupov: ‘You’ve got to earn it’
And finally, this:
Dallas Eakins: Stars show Oilers ‘our diapers do stink’
Seems like a fitting way to end things.