Calgary Flames

Carolina coach Bill Peters resigns after 4 seasons with club

Bill Peters has not been able to lead the Carolina Hurricanes back to the NHL playoffs and after coming up short following his fourth season with the club, announced Friday that he is resigning.

"I feel like this is a good time to move on," Peters said in a statement issued by the team, "and I am looking forward to my next challenge."

Peters went 137-138-53 in his lone head coaching job in the NHL. He had one season left on the contract extension he signed in 2016.

New team owner Tom Dundon said he has "a lot of respect for Bill as a person and coach."

The move leaves the Hurricanes looking for a new general manager and head...

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