It’s paid dividends for both Yeo, working with the defense and the Flyers’ once-anemic penalty kill unit, and the Flyers.
The NHLCA highlights some NHL Coaches’ Milestones and Accomplishments from the past decade.
Bruce Cassidy, in a league where coaches yell less and teach more, evolves to keep his message strong
It’s not a good sign when players stop responding to a coach. If that happens, “It means I’m probably out the door,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said recently. Fortunately for Cassidy, his players are constantly heeding his advice.
Ask any Winnipeg Jets fan and they will tell you that a team is only as good as their coach. The moment Paul Maurice stepped up to fill Claude Noel’s position, there was an immediate and noticeable change.
As the decade quickly comes to a close, it is important to take a step back and reflect on all the history that was made over the past 10 years. The NHL has seen many coaches come and go over the past 10 years, especially within the past month or two of the current season.
Learn more about your favorite NHL coaches and meet those you don’t yet know in the NHLCA’s Behind The Boards feature.
Players, coaches use time off to refresh selves mentally, says Rob Cookson
LeBrun: Q&A with Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe on building relationships, playing aggressively and stacking lines
The Toronto Maple Leafs have won 11 of their 15 games under Sheldon Keefe since the 39-year-old coach took over for Mike Babcock last month. And they are doing so in a rather entertaining fashion, with the team’s offensive machine humming along at a high enough pace to cover up for some defensive issues that still need fixing.
Carlyle credits fourth line, Carlson for Washington’s climb to top of standings.
Sometimes in this business, a simple game of connect the dots is a great way to fuel speculation. And given how the last round of NHL expansion went, with the Vegas Golden Knights reaching the Stanley Cup final during their inaugural campaign, it’s only natural to expect Seattle is going to want to hit the ground running when they break into the league in 2021-22.
Known as a players coach, “Rod the Bod” has found a way to use his experience as a player to connect with his team in a unique way.
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.