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November 29, 2019

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Bill Peters is out as Calgary Flames coach, four days after a former player came forward and said the coach directed racial epithets toward him while they were in the minors 10 years ago.

At a news conference Friday afternoon, Flames general manager Brad Treliving said Peters resigned.

“Effective immediately, Bill Peters is no longer a member of the Calgary Flames organization,” Treliving said. (READ MORE) by Emily Kaplan | ESPN

Bill Peters has resigned as head coach of the Calgary Flames.

“Effective immediately, Bill Peters is no longer a member of the Calgary Flames organization,” Flames general manager Brad Treliving announced Friday. Assistant Geoff Ward, who coached the team Wednesday night in Buffalo, has been named interim head coach. (READ MORE) by Sean Leahy | NBC Sports

Bill Peters has resigned as head coach of the NHL’s Calgary Flames following a Twitter post on Monday in which former player Akim Aliu accused him of “[dropping] the N bomb several times towards me in the dressing room in my rookie year because he didn’t like my choice of music.”  (READ MORE) by The Week

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