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John Hynes is an American professional ice hockey coach for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously served as the head coach of the New Jersey Devils.
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John Hynes was born on February 10, 1975 (age 48 years) in Warwick, Rhode Island, United States. Hynes is a 1997 graduate of Boston University and was a three-year letterman for the Terriers as a forward and participated in four straight NCAA Frozen Four tournaments. In 1995, Boston University captured the 1995 NCAA Division I National Championship in front of Hynes’ home crowd in Providence, Rhode Island. Hynes earned a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education.
John Hynes was a former assistant coach at the University of Massachusetts Lowell during the 2000–01 season. In the 2002–03 season, he became an assistant coach for the University of Wisconsin. After the 2002–03 season, Hynes spent the next six seasons as a head coach with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. He posted an overall record of 216–113–19–9 as the team’s head coach.
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Hynes was the head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Development Team in 2008-09, posting a 42–17–6 record. He also led the U.S. Under-18 national team to three medals at the World Under-18 Championships, a gold in 2006, a silver in 2004 and a bronze in 2008. He was head coach of the U.S. national team at the 2008 World Junior championships and was an assistant coach on the 2004 U.S. team that won a gold medal at the World Junior event.
On August 4, 2009, Hynes was named an assistant coach for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, by general manager Ray Shero. He served as an assistant under coach Todd Reirden. On July 31, 2010, the WBS Penguins announced that Hynes would be the team’s new head coach after Reirden was promoted to an assistant coaching position for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Under Hynes, the WBS Penguins qualified for the playoffs in all five seasons, reaching the conference finals twice. On June 2, 2015, Hynes was named as the new head coach of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL), replacing Scott Stevens and Adam Oates. He became the youngest head coach in the NHL for the 2015–16 season.
On April 5, 2018, Hynes coached the Devils to their first playoff appearance since the 2011–12 season when they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs. However, they lost in the First Round to the Tampa Bay Lightning in five games. On January 3, 2019, Hynes signed a multi-year contract extension with the Devils.
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John Hynes was fired by the Devils on December 3, 2019, and was replaced by assistant coach Alain Nasreddine. On January 7, 2020, Hynes was named as the new head coach of the Nashville Predators, replacing Peter Laviolette.
John Hynes is a happily married man. He is currently married to Sarah Mikla Hynes, they had their wedding in the United States.
John Hynes net worth
How much is John Hynes worth? John Hynes net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as an ice hockey coach. John Hynes’s monthly salary and other career earnings are over $450,000 annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential ice hockey coaches in the United States. He stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.