John Hynes

Head Coach New Jersey Devils

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As the youngest coach in the NHL, in 2015 Hynes was named as the new head coach of the New Jersey Devils. His experience, however, in driving team to successful seasons is well documented. John became second-fastest coach in AHL history to reach the 100 career-wins mark, doing so in just 152 games. In addition, in second round of the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs, Pens became first team in league history to overcome a 3-0 deficit by winning games six and seven on the road.

John Served as Head Coach of the 2016 U.S. Men's National Team that finished fourth at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. He was also an assistant coach for United States' 2016 World Cup of Hockey squad. Let John’s youth and experience motivate your group to following their dreams and finding success.

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Bring the excitement of the NHL and the cache of a NHL celebrity to your events, golf tournaments or corporate dinners by having John Hynes act as your host, emcee or engage in a meet and greet.  As a local native to Warwick, Rhode Island, his ties to his community, success in the big leagues and his compelling, personal stories make John Hynes a great speaker, as well.


Hockey Stories - Life in the NHL

What’s it really like to run a professional NHL team?  Look behind the boards to hear tales from the bench, locker room and about the players themselves.  This unique insight will provide you with lessons on goal setting, the winning edge sprinkled with humor and stories that you won’t hear anywhere else!



What does it take to win a Stanley Cup?  Success in the NHL parallels success in business.  Learn from the greatest sports leaders today on how they lead their business and, as importantly, deal with setbacks to refocus on meeting their end goals. 


Motivating Millennials

One of the hottest debates today is “How do you motivate Millennials to drive your business forward?”  Hear from one of the best NHL Coaches, who take a different group of Millennials each year and motivate them to the reach their highest performance both individually and as a team.