Published November 20, 2014
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Minnesota Wild's Todd Richards became on Monday the third coach in three days to lose his job after the NHL team failed to make the playoffs.
Richards, 44, compiled a 77-71-16 record in two seasons at Minnesota. The Wild went 39-35-8 this season, finishing 12th in the Western Conference with 86 points. They have not reached the playoffs since 2008.
(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Salvo, North Carolina; Editing by John Mehaffey)