New Jersey Devils fans aren’t huge fans of head coach Lindy Ruff. Then again, Ruff has done very little winning on the ice in his two years behind the bench to win fans over. Many fans have long wanted a coaching change, especially this offseason. Despite giving some initial...
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The New Jersey Devils made a good hire in Andrew Brunette, signing him to a three-year contract on July 13 to be an associate coach. He assumed the role of interim head coach with the Florida Panthers early last season and went 51-18-6, leading them to win the Atlantic Division and Presidents’ Trophy before losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Despite his success last season, they named Paul Maurice their head coach on June 22.
Meet the Devils new associate coach, Andrew Brunette in Three Things, presented by Geico. On Friday morning, the New Jersey Devils announced the hiring of Andrew Brunette to join Lindy Ruff's coaching staff as an associate coach. Brunette joins the Devils with an extensive resume from both his playing days and after his retirement. Brunette, who is often referred to by his nickname Bruno, is beloved by his former teammates and opponents alike, with former NHLer and current ESPN analyst Ray Ferraro telling The Athletic:
The New Jersey Devils hired former Florida Panthers interim coach Andrew Brunette as an associate coach on Friday. Brunette joins Lindy Ruff’s staff after helping the Panthers win the Presidents’ Trophy with a franchise-record 58 wins and 122 points in 2021-22. Brunette, 48, was the runner-up for the...
Andrew Brunette, a finalist for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's top coach last season, agreed Wednesday to a three-year contract with the New Jersey Devils to be an assistant coach, sources told ESPN's Kevin Weekes. Brunette started last season as an assistant in Florida and was given the...
The New Jersey Devils hired Andrew Brunette as an associate coach on Friday. Brunette joins Lindy Ruff's staff after previously serving as the interim head coach for the Florida Panthers this past season. He took over the Panthers' bench when Joel Quenneville resigned on Oct. 28, 2021, guiding the Panthers...
It’s not just players making news Wednesday. ESPN’s Kevin Weekes reports the New Jersey Devils have reached a three-year agreement with Andrew Brunette on an associate coaching role. TSN’s Darren Dreger was first to report that things were tracking toward an agreement between Brunette and the New Jersey Devils but also listed the Winnipeg Jets, Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver Canucks as teams with interest in the 2022 Jack Adams Award finalist.
Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Kevin Weekes has become an insider with a gimmick: reports from various locations in short clips on social media. This morning, right before the noon start to free agency, Weekes was backstage at a studio stating that Andrew Brunette is joining the New Jersey Devils coaching staff with a three year contract.
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It has been a little over two weeks since the Boston Bruins decided to fire Bruce Cassidy, and there remains an empty void behind the bench. The interview process continues, reportedly with David Quinn meeting with the Boston brass this week about the opening. Until the position is filled, though, speculation will run rampant about who the next coach will be.
After being eliminated in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Florida Panthers are making a head coaching change. The Panthers are replacing Jack Adams Award finalist Andrew Brunette with former Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice. "At the completion of our season, we began an in-depth examination...
Panthers expected to name Paul Maurice head coach, Andrew Brunette will be offered 'significant role' with organization
It looks like the Florida Panthers are bringing in a new head coach. TSN’s Darren Dreger reported on Wednesday morning that the Panthers are expected to introduce Paul Maurice as the team’s head coach. Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli followed up on that report with news that Andrew Brunette will be offered a “significant role” to remain with the Panthers.
This past season was a turbulent success that ended poorly for the Florida Panthers. The young team won the Presidents Trophy with the league’s best record despite the removal of Joel Quenneville as their head coach less than one month into the season (he officially resigned on Oct. 28).