Everyone, Prepare to Bid Adieu to Flyers' Goalie Coach

Everyone, Prepare to Bid Adieu to Flyers' Goalie Coach
June 25, 2009, 12:55 pm
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I know, the headline alone is enough to shatter all aspirations for a nice evening. The Flyers will reportedly not be renewing the contract of goalie coach Reggie Lemelin, who has been with the team since the '93-'94 season. 

All those Vezina and Jennings trophies, rarely a goalie controversy, and yet, his tenure in Philly only lasted 15 years, most of which were as the top 'keepers coach. There's just no loyalty in hockey anymore when a man who has fostered such great goaltending only gets a little over a decade in his position. This could have been the year. 

Word is that Jeff Reese, currently with Tampa Bay, will likely replace Lemelin.  
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