Dallas Eakins has been fired as coach of the Edmonton Oilers, according to multiple media reports.
Edmonton has lost 15 of its past 16 games is dead-last in the Western Conference with 19 points through 31 games.
The Oilers are 36-63-14 under Eakins in parts of two seasons, including 7-19-5 so far this year.
Hired in the summer of 2012 to help the Oilers "be in the mix every year to win,'' Eakins missed the playoffs in his only full season behind the bench.
Edmonton has not made the playoffs since 2006.
Before joining the Oilers, Eakins coached the AHL's Toronto Marlies.