Boughner Closing In On Panthers Job

Former Windsor Sptifires head coach and team president Bob Boughner is edging closer to a head coaching job with the Florida Panthers.

TSN's Bob McKenzie reports the two sides are closing in on a deal and Boughner could be introduced as the team's new coach on Monday.

Boughner is currently working as an assistant coach with the San Jose Sharks.

In his time behind the bench for the Spitfires, Boughner won back-to-back Memorial Cups and OHL Championships in the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons.

Boughner was a 10-year NHL veteran, playing in 630 games.

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Bob Boughner, (photo courtesy of the TSN website-Claus Andersen/Getty Images)