Praise Of Bill Peters, Coach Of The Carolina Hurricanes

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In Praise of Bill Peters

Now firmly into his third season as a head coach in the NHL, Bill Peters, coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, has a lot of work in front of him to get this team into post-season contention. Through his first two years with the organization, Peters is still yet to participate in the playoffs. In fact, it has been seven years since Carolina last saw the playoffs.
Peters ' current lack of post-season success shouldn 't be an immediate point for concern, as he came into the team during a major recession in terms of team talent. Most notably offensive stars Alexander Semin and Eric Staal both had major drops in terms of point production during Peters’ first two seasons, both see their way out of Carolina.
It appears though for this season the pieces are beginning to fall into place for Peters’ vision of this team. Their level of play over the past few games has been as high as it has ever been in recent years, as the team as a whole is able to play effectively in all ends.
This quick turnover time shouldn 't come as a shock to anyone given Bill Peters outstanding performances behind the bench for other teams.
Spokane Chiefs
Bill Peters’ first major coaching job came in Major Junior as an assistant coach for the Spokane Chiefs of the WHL. The Three Hills native would serve there as an assistant under then head coach, and current Toronto head coach Mike Babcock from 1996-2000, helping Spokane reach a 100 point season and playoff final appearance in Babcock

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