Category Archives: Coach

Interview with Alex Ovechkin’s First Professional Hockey Coach

Photos: Sport Express Igor Rabiner of Sports Express in Russia is currently interviewing the coaches who worked with Alex Ovechkin before he left Russia to play in North America.  Most recently Rabiner conducted an interview with Alex Ovechkin’s first professional … Continue reading

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2019-20 Includes Second-Most Head Coaches Fired During Single Season In NHL History

Photo: Knights On Ice A few years ago, FiveThirtyEight.com calculated that the average tenure for an NHL head coach is 2.4 seasons. In comparison, an NBA head coach stays with his team for an average of 2.3 seasons while an … Continue reading

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“We’re Chasing Too Many Games”: Todd Reirden Speaks After Capitals’ Loss to Vegas

With a loss to the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday evening, the Washington Capitals have drawn their record in their last 20 games to 10-10-0 and are in the midst of their toughest stretch of the 2019-20 season. After the … Continue reading

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Ex-Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau Fired By Wild

Photo: Yardbarker After a 4-3 shootout loss to the New York Rangers at home on Thursday night, a game which they led 3-1 in the third period, the Minnesota Wild announced on Friday morning that they have relieved head coach … Continue reading

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Predators Fire Head Coach Peter Laviolette

Photo: The Athletic The Nashville Predators announced on Monday evening that they have fired head coach Peter Laviolette and assistant coach Kevin McCarthy. They have yet to announce who will take over behind the bench and said that the head … Continue reading

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Stars Fire Head Coach Jim Montgomery For “Unprofessional Conduct”

Photo: NBC Sports The Dallas Stars announced on Tuesday morning that head coach Jim Montgomery was fired due to inappropriate conduct. Assistant coach Rick Bowness was named interim head coach.

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Top Ten Surprises Through the First Quarter of the 2019-20 Season

Through the first quarter of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, plenty of surprises have already happened. Continue reading

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Devils Fire Head Coach John Hynes

Photo: Yahoo! Sports After falling to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 7-1 on Monday night for their second straight loss, the New Jersey Devils announced on Tuesday that they have fired head coach John Hynes. Assistant coach Alain … Continue reading

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Bill Peters Resigns As Flames Head Coach After Racial Accusations

Photo: NY Post Bill Peters resigned as head coach of the Calgary Flames on Friday morning. Peters did not coach the Flames’ 3-2 overtime victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday after former NHL forward Akim Aliu accused him of … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Fire Head Coach Mike Babcock

Photo: SN The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on late Wednesday afternoon that they have fired head coach Mike Babcock. Sheldon Keefe was named their new head coach.

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