DALLAS (AP) -The Dallas Stars signed coach Dave Tippett on Friday to a one-year contract extension, through the end of the 2008-09 season.
Tippett is 212-109-45 in five seasons, the best record among active coaches. The 46-year-old has led the Stars to two 50-win seasons.
``Dave has don an outstanding job since the day he started here in Dallas and we expect that to continue,'' co-general manager Les Jackson said in a statement.
Tippett's deal was set to expire in June.
``Our goal of winning the Stanley Cup has not changed over the years and we'll continue to pursue that goal together,'' Tippett said in a statement.
The Stars reached agreements with associate coach Rick Wilson and assistant coach Mark Lamb through the 2008-09 season.
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