Surprised by the news of Jim Montgomery’s sudden dismissal by the Dallas Stars, the hockey world is still awaiting word on what, exactly, happened. Sometimes, Twitter can be cruel and other times, it can provide some much-needed comic relief. Here is the latter, as Stars fans and Hockey Twitter reacted to the unexpected change behind the Dallas Stars bench.
Sources are telling me that Jim Montgomery had just purchased a Peloton for his wife over the weekend #materialactofunprofessionalism
— Steven Hallbauer (@Rockwallbauer) December 10, 2019
Stars win amidst the turmoil that is the firing of Jim Montgomery and the deafening silence of why it happened at all pic.twitter.com/rRPaub4qgT
— Incorrect Dallas Stars 🎅🏼 (@IncorrectStars) December 11, 2019
Dallas media: Dallas fires head coach.
Cowboys fans: FINALLY!!!
Dallas media: no not him. Jim Montgomery.
Cowboys fans: who TF is that?#GoStars
— Greg Moshopoulos (@GreekGoalie35) December 10, 2019
“Dallas Stars fire coach Jim Montgomery ‘due to unprofessional conduct”
— Isaac ❄️ (@IsaacGonzalez_5) December 10, 2019
jim montgomery knows the truth about the moon landing
— Stepho (@Stepho_27) December 10, 2019
The only new news to report at this time came from Montgomery himself yesterday who promised he will, at some point, address his firing as head coach of the Dallas Stars.
“There will be a time,” he told Dallas WFAA radio Wednesday afternoon.