January 15, 2020
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, then-San Jose Sharks' head coach Peter DeBoer directs the team during the second period of an NHL hockey game, in Raleigh, N.C. The Vegas Golden Knights fired former NHL coach of the year Gerard Gallant on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, amid a four-game losing streak and replaced him with Peter DeBoer. (AP Photo/Chris Seward, File)
Gerard Gallant was abruptly fired by the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday less than two years after leading them to the Stanley Cup Final in their first season of existence and winning NHL coach of the year honors along the way.