Winnipeg Jets part ways with Claude Noel

WINNIPEG, MB. – After a five-game losing skid, GM Kevin Cheveldayoff decided the time was now and he along with True North Sports Entertainment fired head coach Claude Noel along with assistant coach Perry Pearn .WPG Jets logo

The Jets have announced former Stanley Cup-winning coach and current TSN analyst Paul Maurice will take over as head coach for the remainder of this season.

Noel leaves with a record of 80-79-18 in parts of two and a half seasons.

Maurice brings a career mark of 460-457-99-68 and has coached in Hartford , Carolina where he won a cup in 2002 and Toronto before a stint in the KHL . He becomes the 7th head coach in the team’s history and will look to assess things with possible moves to come.

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