Source: Stars fire Tippett
The Dallas Stars, who struggled last season after dealing with agitator Sean Avery and missed the playoffs, have fired Dave Tippett as coach, according to a source close to the situation, ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun confirmed.
The move is the first by Joe Nieuwendyk, who was named general manager on May 31 in a shakeup of the front office.
According to TSN of Canada, the Stars are inquiring about Marc Crawford, who was fired as coach of the Los Angeles Kings in June 2008 ...
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