NHL head coaches—like their counterparts in other professional sports—are under a lot of pressure during the season.
Not only do they have to game-plan, run practices, manage conflicting personalities and, ultimately, win games, but they have to do so in a manner that endears themselves to the fans and front office alike.
If they don't, they'll likely be out of a job relatively quickly. Unfortunately for the following coaches, things didn't always go according to plan.
Here follows the list of the NHL's most hated coaches—because we all love to hate guys in suits, especially when they're standing behind the bench for our favorite (or most hated) team.