"It's a nice story because he deserved a better fate in Florida," Bowman said. "People felt bad for him the way it happened in Carolina. I know there were some teams thinking about hiring him before Vegas did."
"It's hard to pick one or the other," said the legendary Scotty Bowman, who coached the Canadiens' '70s dynasty, the '91-92 Penguins and the Red Wings to give him a hand in seven of the top 20 teams. "I guess you could make a (case) for Hall of Fame players, wins, losses, points, goal spread."