On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the Boston Bruins announced the dismissal of coach Claude Julien, with assistant coach Bruce Cassidy stepping in as the interim coach. This ends Julien's ten-year stint as head coach. He was previously the longest tenured skipper in the NHL. Julien currently holds the record for most wins in the Bruins franchise; with the Bruins being...
The Blues fired their head coach Ken Hitchcock earlier this morning. This was following their 5-3 loss to Winnipeg at home last night. The plan was to have Hitchcock finish off this season, which was already going to be his last.The Blues brought in Mike Yeo, former coach of the Minnesota Wild to replace him for next season. He's...
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For too long, under the current administration, the Boston Bruins have chosen to sit on their hands. When Peter Chiarelli was let go two years ago, it was likely a couple years too late. At the time, they chose to give Claude Julien a second chance.During the off-season of last year, they chose to give Claude Julien a third...
Six weeks ago to the day Jack Eichel fell at the final Sabres practice before the regular season opened. It was learned later that day that he had a high ankle sprain and was placed on the IR.On Wednesday morning, he returned to the ice with his teammates for the first time since the injury. Before Wednesday, he had...
The National Hockey League's new Las Vegas-based expansion team now officially has a name!Owner Bill Foley announced today that the new team will be named the Vegas Golden Knights, beating out the Silver Knights and Desert Knights names, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.Foley told ESPN.com he wanted a powerful name that connects with a warrior nature."The Knights are the...
In the NHL, everyone likes to get paid for giving their all on the ice. Whether that is scoring goals, banging rivals onto the boards, or making the spectacular pass to a teammate for the easy goal. For Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, that is nothing new for him.As of Monday morning, the Boston Bruins and Brad Marchand...
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