Donskov joins Dallas after seven years with the Golden Knights where he served as director of hockey operations before moving behind the bench as an assistant coach.
Peter DeBoer never played in the NHL, despite being drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs as the 237th pick in the 1988 Entry Draft.
Dallas Stars coach Pete DeBoer pulled his goalie twice in seven games in the Western Conference semifinals against Seattle.
DeBoer was fired by Golden Knights last offseason before landing in Dallas.
Coach 6-0, ‘can’t wait’ for finale of Western Conference 2nd Round.
Decades before he took over the Dallas Stars, the 54-year-old head coach was just another law student trying to get by.
Getting fired by the Boston Bruins didn’t stop former coach Bruce Cassidy from picking up the phone and giving some advice when replacement Jim Montgomery called to ask.
DeBoer, Spott and Nasreddine have constructed the number one team in the Western Conference in their first year together.
Will guide respective divisions in 3-on-3 tournament in Sunrise, Florida, on Feb. 4.
Shutout defeat to St. Louis shows DeBoer’s style of play will take more time to implement this preseason.
The 54-year-old DeBoer becomes the 25th head coach in franchise history and the 10th in Dallas history.
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