WINNIPEG – With the NHL season buried and player interviews done, Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice says his own future will be on the table this week when he sits down with team management.
“I want to be coaching the Winnipeg Jets next year,” he said Sunday, as players prepared to leave after missing the playoffs for the third season in their new home.
It’s the seventh straight season the Jets have failed to make the post-season in the former Atlanta-based franchise’s history.
So what’s stopping Maurice? There seems little doubt the Jets would like that as well but he suggests the final vote on whether he makes his temporary job a permanent one lies with his wife and family.
“She’s a woman of few words but she still scares me so I’ve got to go home and ask,” he said, as the Jets hosted their final end of-season availability…
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