When Lou Lamoriello shocked the world by handing his New Jersey Devils general manager gig to Ray Shero on Monday, one of the first things Shero mentioned on his to-do list was finding the team’s next head coach.
Please recall that after Pete DeBoer was fired last season, Lamoriello joined Adam Oates and Scott Stevens in convoluted coaching hydra that managed to inch the Devils closer to mediocrity and farther away from Connor McDavid.
Is it possible that one of them will remain as the Devils’ head coach? Tom Gulitti has an exclusive chat with Shero and pressed him on it:
“From my experiences in 14 years as an assistant GM and walking into the situation in Pittsburgh for eight years, there was a coach in place when I went. That was Michel Therrien. I really didn't know Mike or have any preconceived notions and stayed with him and within a couple years went to the finals and Mike and I worked very well together. Then, like with anything, there's change and Dan (Bylsma) and I workedRead More »from Will Ray Shero hire Dan Bylsma to coach NJ Devils?