Rating the Job Security of All 30 NHL Head Coaches in 2014-15

November 12th, 2014 by Jonathan Willis Leave a reply »
It’s an NHL truism that coaches are hired to be fired.

No matter how good the coach and no matter how good the team, at some point the relationship will sour or the results will give out—and when that happens, a once-untouchable bench boss will find himself out in the cold. 

And there are always highly qualified candidates waiting to replace the ousted coach. Ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma (pictured), a Stanley Cup winner, is just one of many veteran strategists who are available for hire to an NHL team looking for a quick fix, and of course there are always fresh rookies proving their mettle in the AHL or at the junior level. 

The following slideshow focuses on the current group of 30 NHL head coaches, however, providing a brief history of each and an evaluation of their current safety in their respective jobs. Read on for the details. 

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