Kevin Dineen (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Former Whalers Captain Dineen Fired As Panthers Coach

In Kevin Dineen’s first season with the Florida Panthers the team won its first division title and ended a playoff skid that had lasted more than a decade. A year and a half removed from one of the franchise’s highest points, Dineen,the former Hartford Whalers captain was fired.


Kevin Dineen (Pat Carter/AP Photo)

Former Whalers Hero Now NHL Head Coach

Kevin Dineen, who played for the Hartford Whalers from 1984 to 1991, has been named head coach of the NHL Florida Panthers.