Peter DeBoer, the new Dallas Stars coach, is ‘getting excited again” a month after he was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights.

Peter DeBoer, the new Dallas Stars coach, is 'getting excited again" a month after he was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights.

DALLAS — Peter DeBoer did not hesitate to get back in coaching with the Dallas Stars About a month later, he was fired. Vegas Golden Knights.

Now, the 54-year-old is eager to start sparking the offense of the playoff team that was not outscored in 2021-22.

DeBoer, who was sitting with Jim Nill, general manager and captain, said that “the Vegas one rattled” during Wednesday's introductory news conference. Jamie Benn In the audience.

He said, “I think that as a coach, and as a veteran coach, you can lick your wounds for several days, and you reflect on the things you could have done better.” The phone rings again and you dive into the interested teams. You get excited once more.

DeBoer didn't hesitate to accept his fifth opportunity as the NHL's head coach. He felt that Vegas's firing was unfortunate because the coaching staff helped to keep playoff hopes alive in an injury-plagued campaign.

DeBoer did not take a year off during his other stints. Vegas actually hired him in the very season he was fired by the San Jose Sharks He was the Golden Knights' coach from 2019-20, and they reached the Western Conference final in Canada before falling to Dallas.

DeBoer was the first NHL head coach and was with Florida. New Jersey Devils In 2011-12, and four years later with San Jose. His Devils lost against the Los Angeles KingsHe and his Sharks lost against the Pittsburgh Penguins. He said that this was easy because he believes Dallas has a roster capable to make such a run.

Nill explained, “I am a big resume man.” “This league is very difficult and challenging to coach. You have to be able handle all situations. Pete is capable of it.

The Stars aim to score more goals but not compromise the defensive structure. Rick Bowness was the interim coach who guided Dallas to the Stanley Cup Final. He then signed a two-year contract.

Bowness, 67, announced that he was leaving after Calgary lost Game 7 in overtime.

With Dallas, the franchise's second-highest scoring line was with Jason RobertsonThe fourth Stars 40-goal scorer, Roope Hintz And Joe PavelskiDeBoer, the soon to be 38-year old captain of the Sharks, signed a one-year extension during the season with Dallas.

The problem is Benn's highest-paid forwards and former high-scoring forwards. Tyler Seguin.

Benn only had 18 goals and a rating of minus-13, which was the lowest in his 13 NHL seasons. Seguin, a six-time All-Star, missed all but three of 2020-21's games due to a torn knee labrum and a knee surgery. He was minus-21 with 24 goals (49 point). Seguin was injured in his left foot and missed the final game of this season against Calgary.

DeBoer stated that he doesn't believe the secret is a secret. We want to unleash some of the offensive potential in this group. How can we improve our play style to make this group more successful? The second is to ask each player what they can get out of them and what the plan is. This goes hand in hand sometimes with style of playing.

Dallas is home to one of the most talented young defensemen in all of league. Miro HeiskanenNext month, he will turn 23. He will turn 23 next month and be the same age of the goalie when the season begins. Jake OettingerCalgary, where he had a great season.

Anton KhudobinThe 36-year-old goalie should be in top form next season. DeBoer has a track record of giving veteran goalies another chance, even after being displaced.

“Like all young goalies you have to temper that. DeBoer shared his experience with Oettinger, a Boston University student who was also DeBoer’s child. It's about following that up the next year. Our responsibility as coaches and as a team is to ensure that he has the right foundation and structure.

Nill hired DeBoer with just one year remaining on his contract. However, the coach stated that he had received assurances from Tom Gaglardi about Nill's participation in the team “while I'm here.” Nill, 64 years old, stated that he intended to be GM for several more years and was working together with Gaglardi about a succession strategy.

DeBoer stated that “I think when one looks outside the organization and sees the drafting and young talent coming and the mixture of veterans and younger guys, the future for this organization is really bright.” “That's an important part of Jim, and what he does. That was a large piece for me.”

DeBoer began his career as an NHL coach by working with the Florida PanthersFrom 2008-2011, he was the leader and manager of this team.

This report was compiled by the Associated Press.

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