While the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffsThe season is ending for many teams, although some are already in action. Some of them have chosen to part ways from their head coaches in the offseason. New York Islanders, Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphia Flyers Winnipeg Jets. Additionally, several interim bench chiefs remain unofficial.
Here's a current list of all those openings. Keep checking back for more information throughout the spring/summer.
More: Offseason guides for every eliminated team
Current Job Openings
2021-22 record:32-40-10 (74 Points, Sixth in Atlantic)
2022 draft picks 1st, 2nd, 2nd (WSH), 3rd, 4th, 4th (VGK), 4th (COL), 5th, 7th, 7th (LA)
Capacity projection: $35,376,944
The Red Wings will not renew the contract of Jeff BlashillHe just finished his seventh season as the head coach. Detroit finished with a record 32-40-10 (.451 points%) and was 26 out of a playoff spot for the Eastern Conference. They missed the playoffs the sixth season.
2021-22 record:37-35-10-10 (84 points; fifth in Metropolitan)
2022 Draft Picks 1st, 2nd (COL), 3rd, 5th, 6th
Capacity projection: $10,630,833
The Islanders fired coach Barry TrotzLou Lamoriello, the team president and general manger, announced. After losing two straight years in the conference finals and finishing 37-35-10 the club was eliminated from the playoffs. Trotz had one year remaining on his five year contract.
2021-22 record: 25-46-11 (61 points, eighth in Metropolitan)
2022 draft picks 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Capacity projection: $8,803,143
Flyers interim coach Mike Yeo will not be the team's head coach next seasonChuck Fletcher, general manger, announced. Yeo, 48, was 17-36-7 in behind the Flyers' bench, and Philadelphia fell short of the playoffs for the second season running.
2021-22 record:39-32-11 (6 points, 6th in Central).
2022 Draft Picks 1st, 2nd (STL), 2nd (NYR), 3rd (CBJ), 4th (ARI), 6th, 7th
Projected Cap Space: $16,271,310
The Jets begin their head-coaching searchInforming Dave Lowry, the interim coach that he would be interviewing for the position,
TEAMS WITH INTERM COACHES IN 2021-22
Interim coach Derek King
2021-22 record:28-42-12 (68 Points, 7th in Central)
2022 draft picks 2nd, 2nd (MIN), 3rd (VGK), 3rd (EDM), 3rd (TOR), 6th, 6th (CBJ), 7th
Capacity projection: $24,741,667
Kyle Davidson, Blackhawks general manager, said that Derek King was the interim coach remains in the running for the full-time job. The Blackhawks announced that Rob Cookson and Marc Crawford, assistants to the team, will not be returning next season. However, Davidson stated that it doesn't impact King's position.
Interim coach Jay Woodcroft
2021-22 record:49-27-6 (104 Points, Second in Pacific)
2022 draft picks 1st, 5th, 6th, 7th
Capacity projection: $6,964,538
Jay Woodcroft, interim coach of the Oilers, was tabbed as the Oilers qualified to the playoffs. the club fired Dave Tippett on Feb. 10.
Interim coach Andrew Brunette
2021-22 record:58-18-6 (122 Points, First in Atlantic)
2022 draft picks 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 6th (TOR), 7th
Capacity projection: $2,710,833
The following are the resignation of Joel QuennevilleThe Panthers announced that Brunette would take overBehind the bench. The Presidents' Trophy was awarded to the team for its best regular-season record.
Interim coach Martin St. Louis
2021-22 record: 22-49-11 (55 points, eighth in Atlantic)
2022 draft picks 1st, 1st (CGY), 2nd, 2nd (EDM), 3rd, 3rd (ANA), 3rd (CAR), 4th, 4th (TB), 4th (NYR), 5th, 6th, 7th, 7th (STL)
Capacity projection: $3,359,524
The Canadiens fired Dominique DucharmeMartin St. Louis was replaced by St. Louis on February 9. Although the Habs performed better under St. Louis' supervision, they still finished last in league scoring 55 points.