Claude Julien

Former CBJ head coach Pascal Vincent

Columbus Blue Jackets Fire Head Coach Pascal Vincent

Earlier today, General Manager and President of Hockey Operations Don Waddell revealed that the Columbus Blue Jackets are moving on from Head Coach Pascal Vincent. According to the Blue Jacket’s PR team, they will start searching for a new coach immediately. Vincent wasn’t given the best preparation to start this past season. Originally joining the […]

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Jets: Coaching Update – Trotz Watch

Okay. Apparently, we still don’t have a coach. After several of my last posts, many comments sound like, “I don’t care about draft picks. We need to hire a F$%#ing coach!”  I get it. You are frustrated. Me too. This is what I do know. Two people are holding things up. Barry and Gary. As […]

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Two Candidates Emerge In Boston Bruins Head Coaching Search

The dysfunction of their front office has headlined the Bruins’ off-season as the Bruins seem to be spiraling out of control. After getting bounced in the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs, the Bruins’ management of Don Sweeney and Cam Neely decided to fire head coach Bruce Cassidy leading to an uproar by […]

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Former Bruins Head Coach Looking to Make a Return to the NHL

As first reported by NHL insider Pierre LeBrun, a former Boston Bruins head coach is looking to get back behind a bench in the league. Since the 2007-08 season, the Bruins have had two head coaches leading the storied franchise, Claude Julien and Bruce Cassidy. The Bruins moved on from Julien during the 2016-17 and […]

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Barry Trotz

Jets: Why The Winnipeg Jets Must Hire Barry Trotz

Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Barry Trotz was born in Manitoba. Barry Trotz played junior hockey in Manitoba. Barry Trotz coached junior and university hockey in Manitoba. The Jets don’t have a coach right now, and Barry Trotz needs a job. Easy fix, right? Right? Well, not so fast there. Trotz is […]

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Head Coach Bruce Cassidy Looks to Break NHL Record in Final Two Games

For the Bruins, who now have 50 wins and 105 points on the season as they close out the regular season, their head coach Bruce Cassidy looks to keep writing history. Cassidy has been with the Boston Bruins since the 2016-2017 season after promotion. He initially started as the assistant coach that season for Boston […]

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Is It Time For The Boston Bruins To Move On From Bruce Cassidy?

Bruce Cassidy was hired as head coach of the Boston Bruins with 27 games remaining in the 2016-17 season. Cassidy took over for Claude Julien, the winningest coach in Bruins history. Before the season, Cassidy was added to Julien’s staff and had one NHL coaching stint with the Washington Capitals in 2002-03. Cassidy has been […]

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Opinion: Oilers, A New Voice…

Back In 2019-20, when the Oilers hired Tippett, the anxiousness to win was high. During a very disappointing 2018-19 season, the Oilers fired both Head Coach and GM. The following off-season, Holland would be hired, and he would go on to pick Dave Tippett as the next Head Coach. His 2019-20 season was pretty good, […]

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BTLHP Thoughts: NHL Pulling Out Of The Olympics?, Bergevin Firing

NHL and the Olympics  The NHL and NHLPA will have to decide soon if the players are going to the Olympics in Bejing. From the looks of what’s been coming out recently, they will likely be pulling out of the Olympics due to the risk involved with it. If a player were to get a […]

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