But, all of this success may not be possible with the fresh eyes of the man behind the bench this season.
Hynes has provided stability and honesty to a Devils team that has been in desperate need of those qualities.
And though they suffered a loss last night, the team is still above .500 and two points out of a playoff spot.
He has navigated this team to a 11-9-1 record with 23 points.
His youthful look (aside from the Professor Xavier resemblance) is perhaps the symbol of much-needed change in New Jersey.[su_button url=”https://elitesportsny.com/2015/11/26/a-legend-gets-honored-on-thanksgiving/” target=”blank” background=”#000080″ size=”10″ wide=”yes” radius=”0″]NEXT: Brett Favre To Be Honored On Thanksgiving[/su_button]