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04/20/2015 12:11 EDT | Updated 06/20/2015 01:12 EDT

Todd McLellan out after 7 years as coach of the San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Todd McLellan is out after seven years as coach of the San Jose Sharks.The team announced Monday that McLellan and the Sharks agreed to part ways after the team missed the playoffs for the first time since 2003. McLellan had one year remaining on his contract.McLellan had a successful run with the Sharks despite the latest disappointing season and an inability for the team to get over the playoff hump and make the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history.McLellan had a 311-163-66 regular-season record with the Sharks, the third best in the league since he took over before the 2008-09 season. But San Jose finished 12th out of 14 teams in the Western Conference this season and missed the post-season.