From the Globe & Mail:
Something just doesn’t feel quite right for Peter DeBoer.
For the past 14 years he’s been back on the ice by late August and right in the thick of an Ontario Hockey League training camp. This summer, the new head coach of the Florida Panthers is still three full weeks away from running his first camp for the pros.
“It’s hurry up and wait,” DeBoer told The Canadian Press on Wednesday. “My internal clock is telling me, ‘All right, let’s go’ — and I’ve still got a month to wait.”
Other than that, life could hardly be better.
Read the entire article here.
So long as the Panthers ownership demonstrates good patience, I think DeBoer will turn into a very successful NHL coach.