He says his discussions with general manager Jim Rutherford and vice-president of hockey operations Ron Francis have centred on reviewing a season in which Carolina missed the playoffs for a fifth straight year.
Muller is 80-80-27 in three years with the Hurricanes. They went 36-35-11 this season, earning 83 points while finishing 13th in the East. They've missed the playoffs in seven of the eight years since they won the 2006 Stanley Cup.
Owner Peter Karmanos said last week that "I like our coaching staff" and that "I think they've made a lot of progress."
It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
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