Found December 22, 2011 on Puck Daddy:
Darryl Sutter, introduced as the Los Angeles Kings' new head coach this week, is in the first year of a 3-year deal. Kirk Muller, the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, has a 4-year contract. Bruce Boudreau, behind the Anaheim Ducks bench, has the most temporary status of the these new hires: a two-year contract. When coaches are hired, they want a multi-year contract for their own job security and so the players know they're not some substitute teacher walking into the classroom without consequence. Yet in Washington D.C., where a change in coaches was made to change the level of respect and response from the players, Washington Capitals Coach Dale Hunter is only signed through the end of this season. Via Sky Kerstein of CBS Washington: Multiple sources tell 106.7 The FAN and The Washington Times that Dale Hunter signed only a one-year contract.  Sources say this was done for a few reasons.  The first, in case Dale Hunter can't turn this around and the Capitals want...
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