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Peters will not coach Flames vs. Sabres Wednesday

The situation surrounding Bill Peters and Calgary Flames is getting worse by the minute. Flames general manager Brad Treliving provided the following update after Peters was not on the ice during the team’s practice Tuesday afternoon. “Our review into the allegations from last evening continues. This is a very serious matter and we want to be thorough in our review. Bill Peters will not be behind the bench for the Flames game tomorrow night in Buffalo. Associate coach Geoff Ward will handle head coaching duties. We will have no further comment until our review is complete.” The situation began when Akim Aliu, a 2007 second-round pick of the Chicago Blackhawks, said on social media that Bill Peters voiced racial slurs in his dire ...