So, I actually think this was the right order.
Hextall completely crapped the bed this summer. The product he was selling was atrocious. Simply mindnumbing negligence. I like what he did with drafts and prospects and picks. Really. But at some point he completely forgot he needs to put together an NHL team. At this point, the Cap is no longer an excuse, and he never pivoted.
It's the right move and order, to me, because I think the head coach is part of the regime chang