It appears Kirk Muller’s tenure as assistant coach with the Montreal Canadiens could be coming to an end.
According to Hockeycentral’s Nick Kypreos, word on the floor at the NHL Entry Draft on Saturday is that Muller will sign with the Nashville Predators to be the new head coach of their farm team in Milwaukee.
Muller has served as an assistant coach in Montreal since 2006, returning to the franchise he spent several years with as a player and won a Stanley Cup with in 1993.
The Kingston, Ont., native also played with the New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers and Dallas Stars during his 19-year NHL career.
In 1,349 career games, Muller recorded 357 goals and 602 assists.