How do the Capitals know when to use a coach’s challenge?

How do the Capitals know when to use a coach’s challenge?

Twice in the Capitals’ last three games, one of the most important plays of the night was made by neither a coach on the bench nor a player in the ice. The play — successfully challenging a goal for offside — was made in a small coaches office outside of the dressing room. That’s where Brett Leonhardt and Tim Ohashi sit during games.

Geoff Ward’s road to head coach of Flames was a long one

Geoff Ward’s road to head coach of Flames was a long one

As a hockey coach for the past 30 years, Ward’s impact has been significant at every stop along the way. It also helps paint a picture of a man deeply passionate about his craft, who has unintentionally been thrust into the spotlight behind the Calgary Flames bench as the interim head coach.