Gerard Gallant stepped off the plane late on Wednesday night in Las Vegas as recent memories filled with emotion washed over him again. It’s been just over two weeks since the league’s most shocking coaching dismissal of the year…
It’s 11:30 a.m. in Sunrise, Fla. The Coyotes and their coaches have taken the ice for practice at BB&T Center, affording video coach Steve Peters the chance to hole up in the coaches’ office without distraction.
The type of coaching carnage that has gone on in the NHL the past few years is borderline historic. Then you have the Lightning’s Jon Cooper and the Jets’ Paul Maurice, the standard-bearers for the lost art of longevity behind the bench. How did they do it?
Jeremy Colliton discusses his journey from playing in the NHL to coaching the Chicago Blackhawks, including the initial pain of leaving a dream behind, and the positive feeling that comes with a new opportunity.