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Paul Maurice Staying In Winnipeg

via TSN,

Paul Maurice has agreed to a four-year contract extension to remain head coach of the Winnipeg Jets.

Maurice became the Jets' interim coach on Jan. 12 when he replaced the fired Claude Noel.

Maurice, 47, is coaching his third NHL franchise. He had two stints with the Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes and also coached the Toronto Maple Leafs for two seasons.

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SYF's avatar

Aaarrrggghhhxxx.  There goes my one hope for Trotz to stay in the West.

Posted by SYF from Alana Blanchard's Bikinis and Surfboards on 04/16/14 at 11:44 AM ET

Alan's avatar

Hold hope, SYF. There’s still a chance Edmonton or Vancouver could decide to part ways with their coaches. It wouldn’t be justified in either case, but it’s still a possibility.

Posted by Alan from Atlanta on 04/16/14 at 01:20 PM ET

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