The NHL is one of the major pro sports in the United States and Canada, but it is a business in which inexplicable coaching changes are made.
Whether it's New Jersey firing Robbie Ftorek despite the Devils having the best record in the Eastern Conference, or Toronto firing Ron Wilson this past season despite his receiving a one-year contract extension a couple of months before, dumb coaching changes are not uncommon in the NHL.
There are also cases in which a coach may be "replaced" because of clashing with team management.
Some firings are dumb because the coach had been doing his job but his players were under-performing. Others were were dumb because of their timing.
Nonetheless, here are the 10 dumbest coaching changes in NHL history.