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Stars lengthen normal supervisor Jim Nill via 2023-24 season


FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars have signed normal supervisor Jim Nill to a one-year contract extension via 2023-24 season.

Nill goes into his tenth season with the Stars, which was the final yr on his present deal earlier than the extension introduced Tuesday. Dallas has made the playoffs three of the previous 4 seasons, and superior to the Stanley Cup Last two years in the past. 

“He’s re-shaped our membership to place us ready to compete with the league’s greatest every season,” Stars proprietor Tom Gaglardi mentioned. “Jim’s diligence and dedication to the Stars has reverberated all through our total group and we’re excited for him to proceed his work constructing a championship-caliber group.” 

The Stars have a 356-259-84 report with 5 playoff appearances total in Nill’s 9 seasons. 

“Whereas now we have made some huge strides towards our final objective, I’m desirous to proceed my work in growing a successful tradition that in the end brings this group and this metropolis a championship,” Nill mentioned. 

The Stars in June employed Peter DeBoer because the franchise’s new coach. DeBoer, who has twice gone to the Stanley Cup Last in his first season with a brand new group (New Jersey and San Jose), is the fifth Stars coach since Nill grew to become GM in April 2013.

DeBoer changed Rick Bowness, who was the interim coach when the Stars made the Cup Last earlier than a two-year contract that went via final season. 

Nill initially went with veteran coaches Lindy Ruff (2013-17) and Ken Hitchcock (2017-18) earlier than hiring Jim Montgomery from the College of Denver for his first NHL head teaching job. Bowness took over when Montgomery was fired due to off-ice points early within the 2019-20 season. 




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