Hurricanes fire head coach Paul Maurice


The Carolina Hurricanes have fired head coach Paul Maurice this morning. The Hurricanes sit 2nd last in the Eastern Conference with an 8-13-4 record.

Bob McKenzie via twitter: The Hurricanes are not practicing today. Kirk Muller will be introduced as the Hurricanes new head coach this evening.

John Buccigross via twitter: Maurice had a total record of 384-391-145 as head coach of the Hurricanes.

Luke DeCock via twitter: Kirk Muller is considered one of the top young coaches. He interviewed for head coaching jobs in Dallas, Minnesota and Ottawa this past summer.

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  1. #1 by Sandra flumian at December 20th, 2011

    Paul Maurice is a great coach, however, Carolina players did need a change. Any NHL team would be fortunate to have him as a coach! What a gentleman! Carolina’s loss is someone else’s gain! You go Paul

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