Dallas Stars close to a deal to hire Peter DeBoer coach

Dallas Stars close to a deal to hire Peter DeBoer coach

The Dallas Stars ESPN has confirmed multiple reports that they are close to signing a deal with Peter DeBoer.

TSN was the first to report on this news.

DeBoer, 54. Vegas Golden Knights The team that reached the Western Conference playoffs in the first wild card entry, before being eliminated by the Los Angeles Clippers, will be inherited at the conclusion of the regular-season. Calgary Flames in seven games.

DeBoer was the coach of the Stars in the past two seasons. New Jersey Devils (2012) and the San Jose Sharks (2016) — To the Stanley Cup finals. He has won 513 regular-season games behind the NHL benches, and has led teams into the playoffs seven times.

However, his time in Vegas was not a smooth one. The injury-plagued Golden Knights did not make it to the postseason despite having many high-priced forwards. Jack EichelAcquired from the Buffalo Sabres November — On the roster

The Golden Knights, who have never failed to make the playoffs in their five year history, were 43-31-8 with just 94 points. They were watching the Stars and Nashville Predators In the last week of regular season, secure two wild-card berths from the West.

DeBoer, who was at the end-of-season media conference on May 4th, stated that he wanted to stay in Vegas and said “I want to return.” This team is my dream to coach.

Two weeks later, he was fired and Vegas replaced him with a former employee. Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy. It took some time before Jim Nill, Dallas general manger, signed DeBoer.

After Vegas' season ended, DeBoer stated that “the reality of this season” and that it was going to be 500-man losses, which will be remembered 10 years later. “The only other teams with that many were the ones that finished last in their respective divisions.”

DeBoer will be replacing Rick Bowness in Dallas. He will have high-end offensive skills as well as a promising goaltender. Jake OettingerThe Flames lost the first round to Oettinger (23 years old), who was the star of the game. Oettinger saved 64 games in Game 7, even though the game was lost in overtime.

The Stars reached the Stanley Cup Final in 2020 with the help of Bowness' postseason bubble in Edmonton. Jason Robertson22 Roope Hintz25 and a pair of highly-respected veterans Jamie Benn32. Tyler SeguinThe organization has had a total of 13 seasons with them and they have been with us for nine seasons.

“I love this franchise. This is my home. “I think we have a special thing going on here,” Nill declared after the season ended. “I am excited about the future.”

Bowness — The Dallas Stars' 2020 Cup Final appearance was led by Bowness. Tampa Bay Lightning After dropping Game 7 in Calgary in Game 7, — resigned from his position and stated that he wanted to give the organization “the opportunity to move in a different direction.”

DeBoer began his career as an NHL coach by working with the Florida PanthersHe was the leader of the team from 2008 to 2011.

This report was contributed by Greg Wyshynski, ESPN.

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