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Oilers part ways with Tom Renney after two losing seasons

Edmonton Oilers head coach Tom Renney talks to his team during the second period of an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.

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The Edmonton Oilers are parting ways with head coach Tom Renney.

The team announced via Twitter account his contract will not be renewed.

The rebuilding team has not had a winning record in two years with Renney behind the bench.

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Renney joined the team for the 2010-11 season and finished with an NHL-worst 25-45-12 record.

This season the team barely improved with a 32-40-10 record for second-last overall.

Renney came to Edmonton having previously served as head coach with the New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks.

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