Maine hockey fires Tim Whitehead
ORONO, Maine -- The University of Maine on Tuesday announced the firing of hockey coach Tim Whitehead after 12 seasons, saying the university needs to look in a new direction for a program known for being a national championship contender and producing NHL standouts.
The university will use up to $195,000 in privately raised money from the president's discretionary fund to buy out the final year of a four-year contract extension negotiated in 2010.
Athletic Director Steve Abbott said ...
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