PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Penguins have extended head coach Mike Sullivan for at least four more seasons.
The team announced the deal Friday afternoon.READ MORE: Local Communities, Police Departments Celebrate National Night Out
“Congratulations Coach!The Penguins and head coach Mike Sullivan have agreed to a four-year contract extension. The extension will run through the 2023.24 season.”
“Rutherford on Sullivan: “Mike has done a great job delivering four, 100-plus point seasons with our team. To win back-to-back Cups in this era speaks volumes of him as a coach. His instincts in managing the inter-workings of our team both on and off the ice has been impressive.”
The deal is set to last through the 2023-24 season.MORE NEWS: Families Of Dayton Mass Shooting Victims Sue Maker Of 100-Round Magazine Used By Gunman
Sullivan has an overall record of 174-92-34 with Pittsburgh since taking over the team in late 2015. Sully won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Penguins in his first two seasons as head coach. He is also the first American-born coach in NHL history to win multiple Stanley Cups. To this point in his short tenure with Pittsburgh, he already has the second-most playoff wins in franchise history.