ICYMI: Flint Firebirds saga in one easy timeline

Jeff Marek discusses the Flint Firebirds situation, team owner fires coaching staff after Sunday's overtime victory, CHL Commissioner David Branch then reinstated the coaching staff.

It was the wildest 18 or so hours in recent Ontario Hockey League history. The firestorm that erupted around the Flint Firebirds late Sunday night when the coaching staff was fired after a win and the players revolted captivated hockey fans across North America.

Here is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about the saga that unfolded in Flint this week.

The news breaks

Jeff Marek joins Dean Blundell & Co.


While explaining what the heck is going on, he describes the situation as an “absolute mess

Gare Joyce takes fans behind the scenes in Flint

Marek goes on Hockey Central @ Noon

The inevitable memes begin


Terry Doyle talks to Brady & Walker and says things “got out of control”

The coaches are re-hired!

A statement is released

Sam Cosentino joins Tim and Sid to explain some things

CHL Commissioner David Branch visits with Prime Time Sports

Michael Grange pens a column about fathers and sons in the CHL

And the poor kid at the centre of it all is still on the Firebirds roster

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