Julien out, Lamoriello in as Devils prepare for playoffs
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Having the New Jersey Devils in first place in the Atlantic Division with a week to go in the regular season got coach Claude Julien fired on Monday.
When you work for general manager Lou Lamoriello, it's all about winning Stanley Cups.
Feeling that Julien didn't have the team ready to make a Cup run
with the playoffs scheduled to start next week, Lamoriello fired
him on Monday and took over behind the bench for the second
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