The New Jersey Devils fired coach John Hynes hours before the team’s game on Tuesday night.
The Devils (9-13-4, 22 points) entered the night last in the Metropolitan Division with the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference. They lost their past two games — against the New York Rangers and at the Buffalo Sabres — by a combined score of 11-1.
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The team announced that assistant coach Alain Nasreddine will be the interim head coach and that New Jersey pro scout Peter Horachek will join the staff as an assistant.
“John played an integral role in the development of this team in establishing a foundation for our future and we are grateful for his commitment, passion and unmatched work ethic,” Devils general manager Ray Shero said in a statement.
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