NHL: 5 Coaches on the Hot Seat and the Chances They'll Be Fired in 2013

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NHL: 5 Coaches on the Hot Seat and the Chances They'll Be Fired in 2013
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With playoffs just over a month away, Mike Yeo needs to secure a spot this season for the Wild.

The NHL's lockout-shortened season has increased some of the pressure put on head coaches to get their team to perform, whether that means just getting into the playoffs or achieving something greater. 

For some coaches, a playoff berth might be enough to save their jobs for another year, but for a few others, a deeper postseason run is basically a necessity if they want to stay behind the bench. 

Let's break down the top five coaches on the hot seat at this point in the season, their respective records with their current clubs, what they need to do to keep their jobs and the risk level that they'll be fired after the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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