Bowness Gets Coaching Job After Guiding Stars To NHL Final
New York, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Oct, 2020 ) :Rick Bowness, who guided the Dallas stars to the Stanley Cup final as an interim coach, was rewarded Thursday by being named the National Hockey League club's full-time head coach.
" Bowness, who joined the Stars in 2018 after five years as an associate coach with Tampa Bay, is 143-302 with eight overtime losses and 48 drawn as an NHL head coach with Winnipeg (1988-89), Boston (1991-92), Ottawa (1992-96), the New York Islanders (1996-98), Phoenix (2003-04) and Dallas.
"After being called upon in a difficult situation, Rick stepped into the interim head coaching role seamlessly and used his unmatched experience to lead the team to a successful second half of the season," Stars general manager Jim Nill said.
"Watching the team throughout our playoff experience, you really saw the team become his. His ability to connect with our players and our staff is remarkable, and it leads to a situation where everyone is competing for him because they want to see him win."