Peter DeBoer has been fired after his team has dropped seven of its last eight games.
Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) -
The New Jersey Devils announced they have fired head coach Peter DeBoer a day after Christmas.
DeBoer, who led the Devils to a 12-17-7 start, has been fired after his team has dropped seven of its last eight games.
Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello did not comment on the reasons behind the move or a possible replacement for DeBoer. In a release, the team said there would be no further comment until Lamoriello addresses the team Saturday.