Jets sign coach Maurice to multiyear extension


The Winnipeg Jets have signed head coach Paul Maurice to a multiyear contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

Terms were not provided.

Maurice, 53, was hired in January 2014, replacing Claude Noel.

Maurice has compiled a 264-186-53 record with the Jets. They’ve made the playoffs three times under Maurice, including a trip to the Western Conference final in 2018.

Maurice first became an NHL head coach with the Hartford Whalers (now Carolina Hurricanes) in 1995. He has a career 724-643-220 record in 22 seasons that also included coaching the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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