Guy Boucher has been hired as the new head coach of the Ottawa Senators on Sunday.
The 44-year-old Boucher becomes the 12th head coach in Senators franchise history, replacing Dave Cameron, who was fired on April 12. Boucher has spent parts of the last three seasons as the head coach of SC Bern of the National League A in Switzerland, posting a 44-29-5 record.
Before that, he spent two-plus seasons as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, posting a 97-78-20 record in 195 games. Boucher led the Lightning to the Eastern Conference finals in 2010-11.
“Over the past three weeks, General Manager Pierre Dorion and our hockey operations staff have undertaken a thorough and...