The New York Rangers are not messing around. Just days after letting nearly their entire coaching staff go they already have their eyes set on David Quinn’s replacement, Gerard Gallant.
The Rangers requested permission from the Vegas Golden Knights who Gerard Gallant is still under contract with to talk to the highly regarded coach about becoming the next coach of the New York Rangers, sources say that there is a 95% chance that a deal gets worked out once Gallant returns from coaching team Canada in Latvia.
— NHL News (@PuckReportNHL) May 13, 2021
Gerard Gallant recently spent three years as the head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights leading them to the Stanley cup finals in the franchise’s first-ever season, not bad.
Gallant is sure to receive multiple offers from around the league as he is the hottest coaching free agent on the market, but the Rangers are the team most likely to land hnim.
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