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Sports Jets announce extension for head coach Paul Maurice

20:21  12 february  2020
20:21  12 february  2020 Source:   sportsnet.ca

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Paul Maurice et al. wearing military uniforms: maurice_paul© John Woods/CP maurice_paul

The Winnipeg Jets have signed head coach Paul Maurice to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced on Wednesday.

Maurice, 53, has been behind the bench in Winnipeg since January 2014, leading the Jets to a 264-186-53 record in the regular season over that time. The Jets have made three playoff berths under Maurice with a 11-16 record and a Western Conference Final appearance in 2018.

The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., native has a career head-coaching record of 724-643-220 over 22 regular seasons with the Jets, the Carolina Hurricanes franchise and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Maurice has a career post-season coaching record of 36-44, including a run to the Stanley Cup Final with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2001-02. The Hurricanes lost that series in five games to the Detroit Red Wings.

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