The Dallas Morning News

Three choices?

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Stars GM Jim Nill said he already has three coaching candidates to replace Lindy Ruff. Nill wouldn’t identify the three, but here are three experience­d coaches looking for a job: Ken Hitchcock: Age 65. Fourth in NHL wins and head coach of 1999 Stanley Cup champion Stars. Fired with a .650 record after six seasons in St. Louis. Gerard Gallant: Age 53. Former teammate of Nill’s in Detroit. Longtime NHL assistant who led Florida to 47-26-9 record last season and was fired this year. Michel Therrien: Age 53. Former Penguins and Canadiens coach has 375-284-99 record and was fired by Montreal this season with a 31-19-8 record.

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