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.
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.
Will hit milestone with Golden Knights against Predators after giving up law career for hockey
When Peter DeBoer stands at the front of the Golden Knights’ film room, with rows of players watching closely as he breaks down video from the game prior, he occasionally digs into his bag of tricks and uses his formal education.
Pete DeBoer entered the NHL with nearly the same level of fanfare as the top prospects he coached.