Report: Ducks to hire Dallas Eakins as head coach

Former San Diego Gulls coach Dallas Eakins has been named head coach of the Anaheim Ducks. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)

The Anaheim Ducks are set to announce the hiring of Dallas Eakins as the team’s head coach on Monday, according to Eric Stephens of The Athletic.

Eakins had been the coach of the Ducks’ AHL affiliate, the San Diego Gulls. This will be his second NHL coaching job having led the Edmonton Oilers from 2013 to 2014.

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