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What now on coaching carousel?

Vancouver hiring leaves questions for Pittsburgh, former coach Bylsma

Updated: June 24, 2014, 12:39 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Sources confirmed to ESPN.com this week that Willie Desjardins was offered a three-year contract -- and the chance to coach two of the best players in the world in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin -- by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Time will tell if Desjardins made the right decision to walk away from that deal.

Maybe his long relationship with Vancouver Canucks president Trevor Linden was too powerful for Desjardins ignore, which would explain his taking the Canucks' head-coaching job. ...

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