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Holy Cross’ Pearl turns down Massachusetts head coaching job

First, Quinnipiac coach Rand Pecknold turned down the head coaching job at Massachusetts.

Then Friday, Holy Cross head coach Paul Pearl reportedly rejected a job offer from UMass, according to the Worcester Telagram and Gazette.

The report states Pearl was offered the position earlier this week.

Massachusetts is still in search of a replacement for Don “Toot” Cahoon, who stepped down last month.


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  • LSSULaker

    Frank Anzalone needs a job.

    Give him a call and he will show up.

  • RussellTerrier

    Jamie Russell is available. He had success at MTU with many 30 lose seasons.

    Give Jamie a call.

  • NotCoachingHere

    How many AHA coaches are going turn down a Hockey East Head coaching position?

  • Spidermonkey86

    Pearl would have been a good fit at UMass. He has done a solid job with a limited scholarship League. Unfortunately he would give up a life time position at HC to go to a team that will constantly be at the bottom of HE

  • peterpylon

    UMass has no money to support a HE program.