Taking a look at the Bruins’ options to replace Bruce Cassidy

Taking a look at the Bruins’ options to replace Bruce Cassidy

The Boston Bruins made their first big change of a surely busy offseason Monday 

with the decision to fire Bruce Cassidy after over five years on the job. 

The decision to move on from Cassidy after the Black and Gold’s first first-round exit since 2017 

was certainly something, and replacing the 2020 Jack Adams Award winner 

will be no easy feat for the B’s one-two front office braintrust of general manager 

Don Sweeney and president Cam Neely.

“Today I informed Bruce Cassidy that I was making a head coaching change,” 

Sweeney said in a team-released statement confirming the decision 

“After 14 years working with Bruce, 

this was an extremely difficult decision 

I want to thank and acknowledge Bruce for all his work and success 

with the Bruins organization. 

His head coaching record for the Bruins is impressive