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Vegas Golden Knights tap former Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy to replace Pete DeBoer

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-14 18:09:01-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Former Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy is taking the top coaching job in Las Vegas after Pete DeBoer's firing.

Cassidy had been with the Bruins since 2017 before his firing on June 6. The team had playoff appearances in all six of those seasons and made it to the Stanley Cup finals in 2019, ESPN reported. His record with the Bruins sits at 245-108-46.

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