After guiding the Texas Stars deep into the playoffs in his first season with the team, could Willie Desjardins be headed north to coach the NHL club after a vacancy behind the Dallas Stars bench opened Tuesday?
“I know Willie, having been in this business, and he’s paid his dues (for consideration),” said Dallas general manager Jim Nill. “He’s been in the NHL as an assistant coach then went down to the American League and improved more. I think in a situation like this, you have to give the people internally a chance.”
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