'Needed new direction': Boston Bruins discuss firing of Head Coach Bruce Cassidy

Firing Bruce Cassidy was a big mistake by the Boston Bruins

‘Difficult Decision': Bruins GM Speaks on Bruce Cassidy Firing, Team's Future

The team announced Monday that it relieved Cassidy of his duties,

less than two years after Cassidy was named the National Hockey League's Coach of the Year.

Behind the Bruins benched he coached the team to a 245-108-46 record, and he won a Presidents’ Trophy

Cassidy, 57, led the Bruins to the playoffs in each of his six seasons at the helm. Boston reached the Stanley Cup Final under Cassidy in 2019.

“We wish them continued success in the future.”