John Hynes joins Hockey Central to talk about the Predators battling to get into the NHL Playoffs, how to deal with Connor McDavid and his love of coaching.
Allie LaCombe is Living Her Dream While Helping to Fulfill Those of the Next Generation of Female Hockey Players.
The NHLCA is launching a new program that seeks mentorship for 50 women in coaching around the league. Given how hockey has fallen behind other sports in the expansion of its talent pool, this idea can’t come soon enough.
It is telling that there isn’t a female among the 200 people employed as head, associate, assistant, video or goalie coaches in the NHL. The membership of the NHL Coaches’ Association consists of just one gender as a result.
Each month we’ll give a shout out to one NHL team’s coaching staff for pulling out ahead of the pack. The month of February 2020 goes to the New York Rangers coaching staff!