The Winnipeg Jets revealed on Wednesday the finalizing of head coach Paul Maurice to a multi-year extension.
It was a wise relocation for the Manitoba team considering he has actually led the Jets to back-to- back playoff looks, the team is on the cusp for a berth this year and he’s a sure-fire Hall of Famer. While earlier in the season this relocation was certainly unanticipated as the Jets were bounced early from the 2019 postseason and have had an up-and-down season, his shooting or non-extension might have denied the NHL– and press reporters– of among the most amusing quote-producing coaches.
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Over the course of more than 700 wins and 1,500 games coached in 22 seasons with the Jets, Carolina Hurricanes/Hartford Whalers and the Toronto Maple Leafs, Maurice has actually certainly supplied some gems for the most skilled of scribes and hardcorefans Not one to ever keep back, or utilize a filter, here’s a glance at his colorful use of the English language and some money bites he’s produced simply in current memory.
Jan. 8, 2020
Maurice suggested on the NHL’s 3-on-3 overtime session.
“So, I didn’t care for 3-on-3 when it came in, but I think it’s outstanding … If you’re going to spend money to come see a game, somebody should win, somebody should lose. The 3-on-3 is a … I can’t use the words that I want to use that came to my head. It’s a free-for-all of fecal matter. It’s a s—show out there and, ah, that’s great.”
Feb. 7, 2019
After stating, “We were all horses— tonight,” after the team’s loss to Montreal he added this bite:
#NHLJets coach Paul Maurice after 5-2 loss in Montreal: “Coach was no good. Players were no good. Food was no good. I just hope the plane works.” #wfp
— Mike McIntyre (@mikemcintyrewpg) February 8,2019
Oct. 4, 2019
Following 5-4 shootout win over the New Jersey Devils.
“The first period was like eating a sand sandwich on toast. And then, it devolved or got way better into nobody defended so it got pretty darn exciting at the end.”
Jan. 16, 2020
In action to the string of fellow coaches being fired, consisting of Peter DeBoer and Gerard Gallant.
Paul Maurice on how a coach shooting is like completion of a marital relationship:
” You come home one day and she states, ‘Paul we’re entering a various instructions.
And there’s going to be an interview in 3 hours
And we’re going to discuss how fantastic the brand-new spouse’s going to be.'”
— Murat Ates (@WPGMurat) January 16,2020
Sept. 17, 2019
When Patrik Laine, 21, questioned his ice time and line quality throughout training school.
“I’ll use my driver’s license analogy: nobody gets the keys at 14.”