Dean Evason

Minnesota Wild name Dean Evason full-time head coach

Was interim coach

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Wild begin training camp Monday in preparation for the 24-team Stanley Cup Playoffs, and they no longer have an interim head coach. The Wild announced Monday morning they’ve named Dean Evason the full-time head coach, agreeing to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season. Evason was named the interim head coach after Bruce…

Minnesota Wild Fire Coach Bruce Boudreau

He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Bruce Boudreau. He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season and the sixth fired for performance reasons. Assistant Dean Evason was named the Wild’s interim coach. Minnesota is 27-23-7 and three points out of a playoff position in the Western Conference with 25 games left to play. Boudreau…