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San Jose Sharks to hire former New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer

San Jose Sharks to hire former New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer

The San Jose Sharks will hire former New Jersey and Florida coach Peter DeBoer to replace the departed Todd McLellan. A person familiar with the search said Wednesday that DeBoer will be formally introduced at a news conference Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the hire yet. The decision to hire DeBoer ends a lengthy search that started April 20 when the team and McLellan announced that he would not be back for an eighth season in San Jose. The departure was announced as a mutual agreement and McLellan was later hired as head coach in Edmonton. General Manager Doug Wilson interviewed numerous candidates before deciding on DeBoer,...

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