Anaheim Head Coach Search: Ducks To Speak With Mike Yeo

Photo: Marilyn Indahl-USA Today

Photo: Marilyn Indahl-USA Today

By Michael Walters

According to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, the Anaheim Ducks are interested in former Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo.

Minnesota fired Mike Yeo this past February. He was in his fifth season behind the bench and had a 173-132-44 record in his time with the Wild. Minnesota made the playoffs the past three seasons after failing to qualify in the coach’s first season. He was 11-17 in the playoffs while in Minnesota, taking the team to the Western Conference semifinals each of the past two seasons. Yeo joins Travis Green and Paul MacLean as confirmed potential replacements for Bruce Boudreau in Anaheim.

Boudreau’s First Press Conference As The Wild’s Head Coach

Boudreau was hired by the Wild and held his first press conference in Minnesota today. According to Russo, Boudreau will be paid $10.5 million over four years, plus playoff bonuses. It appears this may be Boudreau’s last NHL coaching job. He is highly motivated to win a Stanley Cup in Minnesota. Boudreau also stated he believes he can win without players like Ovechkin, Getzlaf, and Perry. For more on his press conference visit: Boudreau Believes He Can Win Without Superstars

Anaheim’s List Of Replacements Is Dwindling

The Ottawa Senators hired Guy Boucher as their head coach early this week and then announced shortly after that Marc Crawford was brought on as an assistant coach. Here is a list of potential candidates for Anaheim accompanied by a poll question. Who Should Be The Next Anaheim Coach?

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