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.
FLA expected to announce on Monday that Bob Boughner is the Panthers' new head coach.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 10, 2017
Boughner most recently has been an assistant coach in SJ. He was also a candidate for vacant BUF head coaching position.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 10, 2017
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.
Bob Boughner, (photo courtesy of the TSN website-Claus Andersen/Getty Images)