Olczyk the fall guy, but players are to blame
There is no worse job in the world than being the coach of a losing team. No matter what you do, it's the coach's fault. That's all people see.
After the Pittsburgh Penguins' lowly start, something had to be done. And in those situations, you either make a trade or you fire the coach. In this case, Ed Olczyk was the choice -- the easier choice given that it's easier to get rid of one person instead of five.
But make no mistake about it -- the players cost Olczyk his job. ...
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