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The NHL teaching carousel has been spinning fairly closely in latest days, and that features the Toronto Maple Leafs discovering a alternative for Sheldon Keefe. On Friday, the Maple Leafs introduced that Stanley Cup champion Craig Berube could be the thirty second head coach in franchise historical past.

Berube, 58, started his head teaching profession with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2013 and coached the staff for 2 seasons earlier than getting fired in 2015. 4 years later, in 2019, the St. Louis Blues elevated Berube to interim head coach after Mike Yeo was fired. That yr, Berube oversaw an unbelievable turnaround that was capped off with a Stanley Cup victory.

Berube spent 5 extra years with the Blues, taking them to the postseason three extra occasions from 2020-2022. Berube was fired by the Blues halfway by the 2023-24 season after a 13-14-1 begin. Berube left St. Louis with an total file of 206-132-44.

Beginning with Mike Babcock resigning from the Columbus Blue Jackets final September, there have been 12 NHL teaching modifications in 2023-24, and several other of these groups nonetheless want to determine who shall be behind the bench for the 2024-25 season.

Moreover, the Ottawa Senators and St. Louis Blues have finalized their respective head teaching choices. The Blues agreed to a two-year contract extension with Drew Bannister, who had been the interim head coach after Berube was fired. The Senators employed former New Jersey Devils interim head coach Travis Inexperienced as their subsequent head coach.

Three groups fired their head coaches in the course of the season and instantly appointed a brand new full-time bench boss. The Edmonton Oilers made the change from Jay Woodcroft to Kris Knoblauch, the Minnesota Wild changed Dean Evason with John Hynes and the New York Islanders employed Patrick Roy on the heels of firing Lane Lambert.

Hold monitor of each NHL teaching carousel hiring and firing under.

Group

Former coach

New coach

Buffalo Sabres

Don Granato

Lindy Ruff

Los Angeles Kings

Todd McClellan

New Jersey Devils

Lindy Ruff

Ottawa Senators

D.J. Smith

Travis Smith

San Jose Sharks

David Quinn

Seattle Kraken

Dave Hakstol

St. Louis Blues

Craig Berube

Drew Bannister

Toronto Maple Leafs

Sheldon Keefe

Craig Berube

Winnipeg Jets

Rick Bowness

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