Twitter Reaction: Senators fire head coach Guy Boucher

Pierre Dorion talks to the media about firing Guy Boucher and what he his looking for in a new head coach of the Ottawa Senators.

Ownership is the biggest competitive advantage in professional sports.

On Friday morning, the Ottawa Senators continued to be a case study in that theory, firing head coach Guy Boucher less than 24 hours after general manager Pierre Dorion told the Ottawa Sun that head coaching decisions would be made in the off-season.

Hockey fans wasted no time in taking to Twitter to share their thoughts. Here are some of the finest initial reactions:

But not all fans placed blame solely on management’s shoulders. Others took the opportunity to air one last set of grievances against Boucher’s coaching tactics.

Really though, what Twitter mourned loudest was no longer having one of the most uniquely animated coaches behind an NHL bench.

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