Ranking the Top ‘Coach Killers’ in the NHL Today

December 12th, 2015 by Allan Mitchell Leave a reply »
NHL teams invest a lot of money into their top-end players with the expectation of performance and success. That success can sometimes be delayed or derailed based on a specific player's ability to cover the bet his contract implies in a cap world.

When teams are underperforming, pressure begins to build on the coach. The players who are disappointing are often the same year over year, and those players become famous for slumps and difficult moments. As a result, they can kill their coach's career.

Here are six players who have been identified by some as coach killers, and as an added bonus, we say whether this criticism is deserved.

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