The San Jose Sharks have parted ways with head coach Peter DeBoer, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. San Jose made the playoffs again the following three years under DeBoer, losing to eventual champion St. Louis in last season's conference final in six games. Their.485 points percentage is the fourth lowest in the conference.
San Jose opened the season with four straight losses and have had a pair of five-game skids as well.
DeBoer was hired as Sharks head coach on May 28, 2015 and led the club to the Stanley Cup finals in his first season, losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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DeBoer, 51, was in his fifth season as head coach, with a 198-129-34 record. The defense has given up far too many scoring chances and placed a big burden on its goaltenders.
A person with direct knowledge of the move said the team chose to let DeBoer go with the team on a five-game losing streak out five points out of playoff contention.
The Sharks return to action Thursday with a home game against the New York Rangers.
San Jose has endured an inconsistent season. Lundqvist made two starts against the Sharks last season, going 2-0-0 with a 2.39 GAA and.935 save percentage in those matchups.
Nabokov, the Sharks franchise leader in almost every historical goaltending category including games played (563), wins (293) and shutouts (50), has served as a scout and goaltending development coach for the past five seasons, where he has worked with the goaltending prospects on the Barracuda in the development system. The Sharks average 12.6 penalty minutes per game, which leads the National Hockey League. The Sharks have also struggled on the power play, converting just 16 percent of their opportunities with the man advantage through their first 33 games.