Devil sacked coach John Hynes on Tuesday with the team in the final position in the Metropolitan Division after winning only nine of the 26 games.
Hynes, 44, will be replaced on a temporary basis by Alain Nasreddine, one of his assistants. Hynes coached the Devil to the 2018 playoffs, but the team finished near the bottom of the rankings for his other three seasons. He Get a contract extension january in advance.
His last match was a 7-1 second loss to Buffalo Sabers. Nasreddine is Behind the bench when the Devil faces the Vegas Golden Knight at home on Tuesday.
Ray I was steadfast in my desire to build something in New Jersey to earn the respect of the teams throughout the tournament and the pride of our fans, Ray said, president and general. director of the team. This is not where we are heading.
Hynes is 150-159-45 in four seasons plus the Devil. He ranked second in team history in coaching, winning and scoring games.
The devil (9-13-4 before the third match) fought hard despite the addition of key veterans P.K. Subban and Wayne Simmonds and draft number 1 chose Jack Hughes for their squad including star striker Taylor Hall.
Hall – who is N.H.L.'s most valuable player. for the 2017-18 season, when he scored 39 goals in his career – only four goals this season, heading to the third match. He will be an unlimited free agent after the season. Subban has only two goals and three assists; a former Norris Cup …