Devils Give John Hynes Contract Extension - Pro Sports Fandom
The New Jersey Devils decided to give Head Coach John Hynes a two-year contract extension. This was an interesting move considering the fact that New Jersey has not had a very good season. They sit in seventh place in the Metropolitan Division with a 15-17-7 with 37 points. Hynes missed the playoffs in his first two seasons as head coach of the Devils, but they made the playoffs last season. New Jersey was the second wild card team in the east and they were ousted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in five games. The contract extension for John Hynes is a good sign for both sides. The New Jersey Devils don’t feel pressure to win a championship right now and they want to rebuild this franchise the right way by being patient. General manager Ray Shero didn’t give Hynes the necessary role players to succeed this season. It goes to show that they have more impact prospects on the way whether that is either in the AHL with the Binghamton Devils or in juniors. This signing will have a major impact on Taylor Hall. He is a free agent after the 2019-2020 season. Hall is their best player when healthy. [...]