Penguins' coach to miss game because of father's death
Thursday, March 08, 2007
By Dave Molinari, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Coach Michel Therrien will miss the Penguins game against the New York Rangers Saturday afternoon because of the death of his father.
Gerry Therrien, 77, died in Montreal this morning after a lengthy illness.
Michel Threrrien will coach the Penguins in their game against New Jersey tonight. He will return to Montreal tomorrow morning and will miss Friday's workout as well as Saturday's game.
In his absence the team will be coached by his assistants, Andre Savard and Mike Yeo.