Which NHL coaches were fired in 2022? This list of NHL coaches fired in 2022 shows that managing a professional sports team is never easy. NHL coaches face many challenges week in, week out, whether its' injuries, bad beats, and supernatural performances from opposing teams. However, at a point, the buck must stop somewhere, and that somewhere is the head coach. Not every NHL coach is an All-Timer, and some of the coaches on this list might actually be among the worst NHL coaches of all time. But, who are the best NHL head coaches fired this year? Which NHL coach got the axe too soon? Who deserves another spin around the NHL coaching carousel?
Many would consider former Montreal Canadiens' head coach Dominique Ducharme to be the best NHL coach fired in 2022, based on his Stanley Cup pedigree. Then there's Edmonton Oilers' head coach Dave Tippett who had led his squad to a winning record over three seasons.
Vote up the NHL coaches who deserve another shot on the sidelines in 2022, or the NHL coaches you'd love to see your team hire. You can also check out all the NHL coaches fired in 2021.
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FIRED June 6, 2022
Record: 245–108–46 over six seasons
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FIRED May 9, 2022
Record: 152–102–34 record over four seasons
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FIRED May 16, 2022
Record: 98–50–12 over two seasons
FIRED May 20, 2022
Record: 89–62–25 over three seasons
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FIRED April 30, 2022
Record: 204–261–72 over seven seasons
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FIRED July 1, 2022
Record: 67–85–23 over three seasons