The Minnesota Wild were expected to be one of the top teams in the Central Division however after an unexpected 5-10-4 record the Wild partied ways with Dean Evason. Evason has reaveled his final goodbye to the Wild.
Dean Evason Reveals His Heartbreaking Goodbye to His Former Team
Evason was the Head Coach of the Wild for the past five seasons and was looking like the Head Coach that would bring success to Minnesota but after the horrible start to the season, Evason was fired.
Evason revealed his final goodbye to the team and how it all went down.
Dean Evason sitdown: How #mnwild firing went down, why he's ready to move on — ‘what do I need time off for?'
Evason: «Are you firing me, bud?»
Evason: «We hugged and he just started crying. And so did I.»
Heartbreaking to see these two seperated after being close for the past five seasons but success was not being seen and with the quality of the roster they should be a lock for the playoffs.
The Uphill Battle For The Wild After A Terrible Start To The Season
The Wild currently sit 7th in the Central Division with 16 points, they are currently six points out of a playoff spot. Although early into to the season, the Wild will have to play catchup in order to make it into the playoffs which is never easy.
The team will need to turn their season around in the coming weeks to erase this bad start. John Hynes has taking over as Head Coach of this Wild team.
Hynes was the head coach of the Nashville Predators for the past three and a half seasons and will be in charge of the bench for the remainder of the season.