Paul Maurice has a theory about the rhythm of a new hockey season.
Bubble makes everybody ‘kind of a rookie,’ Hurricanes’ Brind’Amour says
After two days behind a mask and off his skates, Rick Bowness returned to his natural habitat on the ice with air inside the rink blowing against his face. “You get out there and you miss it,” the Dallas Stars coach said. “You realize how much you enjoy being out there.”
For players and coaches, Phases 3 and 4 of the NHL’s return-to-play plan represents an unprecedented challenge. After four months of inaction, 24 teams will have two weeks of training camp before heading to one of the two hub cities, where they will continue to practice and play two exhibition games each before beginning the qualifying round on Aug. 1.
Welcome to the new era of coaching in the NHL.
In this edition of Three Things presented by Wawa, read up on the New Jersey Devils new head coach, Lindy Ruff
Jeremy Coupal has been with the Edmonton Oilers as video coach since 2016.