|Columbus gives coach Hitchcock 3-year extension|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 09 July 2008 04:14|
In his first full season as Columbus' coach, the Blue Jackets set a franchise record for wins (34) and points (80) last year while going 34-36-12. Before that, Hitchcock coached the Dallas Stars for five seasons and parts of two others, winning the Stanley Cup in 1999. He also coached the Philadelphia Flyers from 2002-06.
The 56-year-old Hitchcock has a career NHL record of 470-314-117.