NHL

Report: Keenan has interest in Devils' coaching job

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
5/1/2010 12:17:14 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Could Iron Mike Keenan be ready for a return engagement to the New York area?

According to the New York Post, Keenan is reportedly interested in the New Jersey Devils' head coaching position that became available after Jacques Lemaire announced his retirement this past Monday.

"I'm interested in coaching, not just any possible job, but with somebody like Lou [Lamoriello], who has a lot of experience and continues to formulate strong teams, probably the best in the game, well . . ." Keenan told the Post.

The 60-year old has a vast amount of NHL coaching experience including leading the New York Rangers to the Stanley Cup in 1994.  He has also coached the Flyers, Blackhawks, Blues, Canucks, Bruins, Panthers and Flames.   He also served as general manager of both the Blues and Panthers as well.  His 672 career victories rank him fourth on the all-time NHL coaching list.

Former Dallas Stars, Philadelphia Flyers and Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Ken Hitchcock and former Devils' assistant coach and current Lowell Devils' head coach John MacLean are also reportedly in the running for the job.

Mike Keenan (Photo: Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

2014-15 NHL Preview

From The Hockey Insider

TSN's Bob McKenzie sets up the start of training camp, going one-on-one with the GMs from all seven Canadian teams.


WATCH: Bryan Murray - Ottawa Senators

WATCH: Dave Nonis - Toronto Maple Leafs

WATCH: Kevin Cheveldayoff - Winnipeg Jets

WATCH: Marc Bergevin - Montreal Canadiens

WATCH: Brad Treliving - Calgary Flames

WATCH: Craig MacTavish - Edmonton Oilers

WATCH: Jim Benning - Vancouver Canucks


TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.


Latest Preview: Colorado Avalanche






TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television