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.

One Comment

  1. Sandra flumian

    December 20, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    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