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Firing Therrien was easy out for Pens

Updated: February 16, 2009, 12:35 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

So much for loyalty.

So much for the plan.

So much for not taking the easy way out.

Just 57 games after Michel Therrien was feted for coaching the Pittsburgh Penguins to their first Stanley Cup finals since 1992, he was tossed under the coaching bus by the underachieving Penguins on Sunday. He became the third coach that either reached the Cup finals or won it all to be fired since the end of last season (Tampa Bay fired John Tortorella and Carolina dismissed Peter Laviolette). ...

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