TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported moments ago that Detroit assistant coach Bill Peters is the leading candidate to be named head coach in Carolina.
Peters interviewed with the Penguins and had been considered a contender for the Penguins job.
Updated: Bill Peters has been officially named head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes
*Ulf Samuelsson long thought of as the front runner in Carolina, interviewed in Raleigh today with Hurricane officials. Samuelsson has been one of Jim Rutherford’s primary considerations, that’s if he wants the job.
The Penguins will be naming their new head coach any day now as the team has trimmed their list of eight candidates down to one, but things remain quiet on who their pick is.