Head Coaches

Breaking: Red Wings Name Derek Lalonde Head Coach

The Detroit Red Wings announced Thursday evening that they had hired Derek Lalonde as the next head coach.  Lalonde becomes the 28th Red Wings head coach in franchise history and is again hired by Steve Yzerman. As soon as the Tampa Bay Lightning lost in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Final, it seemed that […]

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Report: Jeff Halpern has “Inside Track” for Red Wings Head Coaching Vacancy

With the Stanley Cup Finals coming to a close, there’s an expected influx of off-season news, especially surrounding the various head coaching vacancies across the NHL. With Steve Yzerman’s connection to the Tampa Bay Lightning and the lack of reporting surrounding the Red Wings’ head coaching vacancy, there seemed to be a few candidates that […]

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Breaking: Pete Deboer set to become Stars next Coach

Overview The coaching carousel keeps winding around and around. While two teams have hired a new head coach, plenty more have been searching for the right type of coach. The Dallas Stars have been on the search, and the investigation has been ongoing after Rich Bowness stepped down. While the rumor has been Barry Trotz […]

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Opinion: Losing Puljujarvi Would Be a Big Blunder for Oilers

Since joining the Oilers in 2016, after being selected 4th overall in the NHL Entry Draft, Jesse Puljujarvi has had a rocky relationship with the Oilers. From getting sent back up and down, dealing with injuries, and even leaving the team for a season, it’s safe to say Puljujarvi and the Oilers haven’t always been […]

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Bruce Cassidy Expected to be a Contender in Red Wings Head Coaching Search

The Boston Bruins announced that they relieved long-time head coach Bruce Cassidy of his head coaching duties on Monday night. This news was an unpopular opinion amongst the fan base as, throughout the six seasons, the Bruins never missed the postseason and even reached the Stanley Cup Final in 2019.  On Wednesday’s episode of the […]

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Barry Trotz

Report: Barry Trotz Interviews with Detroit

On Saturday night in Canada’s 32 Thoughts segment on Hockey Night, Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman reported that he believes that Barry Trotz has interviewed for the Red Wings head coaching vacancy. The 59-year-old was shockingly relieved of his head coaching duties on May 9th, after the New York Islanders failed to reach the postseason. The […]

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Breaking News: Islanders Fire Barry Trotz

Amid the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the eyes of the hockey world settled on the New York Islanders.  In a shocking turn of events, to say the least, head coach Barry Trotz was relieved of his coaching duties on Monday morning. The news comes fresh off a season where the Islanders missed […]

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DeBoer grabs win 500 as Golden Knights get back on track

On a micro-scale, last night was a big spot for the Golden Knights to get back in the win column after losing two straight and going 4-5-1 in their last ten games. On a macro-scale, it was a monumental night for head coach Peter DeBoer, earning his 500th career regular-season coaching win. In his so […]

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What Will Jay Woodcroft and Dave Manson Bring to the Oilers?

With the very recent news of Oilers firing Dave Tippett and hiring AHL affiliate Bakersfield Condors head coach Jay Woodcroft, the Oilers are doing something they haven’t done in a long time… taking a step towards adjusting to today’s game. Not only was Tippett fired, but the Oilers also fired defensive coach Jim Playfair. Holland […]

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Canadiens Fire Ducharme; Martin St. Louis Taking Over

In a season that can only be described as “une catastrophe” in French, the Montreal Canadiens made headlines on Wednesday afternoon, and it wasn’t just because of their performance in their most recent game.  On Wednesday afternoon, the team announced that head coach Dominique Ducharme has been relieved of his coaching duties. The news came […]

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