Paul Maurice is the Real Coach of the Year

Paul Maurice, Winnipeg Jets, NHL, Marianne Helm, Getty Images

Maurice should’ve been an obvious finalist for the Jack Adams Award. (Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

When the candidates for the Jack Adams Award – for the NHL’s top coach – were announced, there was one coach that was missing from that list. After the Winnipeg Jets made their first playoff appearance since returning to Canada, surely Paul Maurice deserves some recognition.

Injuries. Suspensions. The team faced it all down the stretch, but Maurice found a way to keep the team loose and having fun as they made their push to the NHL playoffs. So why was he left out of the top three? 

For my analysis of Maurice and the year behind the Jets bench, check out the link below.

Paul Maurice is the Real Coach of the Year – Originally Published on The Hockey Writers

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