Penguins Ink Coach To Three-Year Extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been one of the NHL's most successful franchises over the past two decades, and while they've not been able to make a deep playoff run since their back-to-back Stanley Cups in 2015/16 and 2016/17, they're still a solid group led by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Mike Sullivan may have taken over as head coach mid-season during the Penguins first of those two Cup wins, but he's been integral to their success ever since, and it's clear now that the front office in Pittsburgh see that today.

Today, the Penguins announced that they've inked Sullivan to a three-year extension that will take him through to the end of the 2027 NHL season, and boating a record of 297-156-54 over that timeframe, it's clear that he's one of the best coaches in the game, and arguably the best head coach in franchise history. The team has had some bad runs over the past few years, but with a talented team still and Sullivan at the helm, it's only a matter of time until Pittsburgh again make a deep run through the playoffs, as it may be their last chance to do so led by Captain Crosby.

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