When the Dallas Stars entered the COVID-19 pause last March on an 0-6 run, it seemed like a longshot that Rick Bowness would shed his interim label and become the head coach in Dallas. Things changed once the Stars entered the bubble. Circumstances were different, including compressed schedules, silent arenas and team personnel isolated from the wider world.
On the August 2020 night when Claude Julien had a frightening health incident that forced him to leave the NHL bubble in Toronto, he received many texts and calls from friends and family asking about his well-being.
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With Wayne Gretzky turning 60 on Tuesday, those Boys on the Bus are now almost Seniors on the Bus.
Certainly, time flies because Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice watched the greatest hockey player of them all when both were in Sault Ste. Marie in the late 1970s.
D.J. Smith knows what the data suggests. NHL players strapping on their gear for a morning skate seven or eight hours before a game probably isn’t the best use of energy.
Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien discuss his thoughts on his teams ahead of their first home game following starting the season off on the road in a press conference.
Buffalo Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger has been called the most interesting man in hockey.
The Montreal Canadiens are back in town after a successful road trip that saw them win four of six games of the new season.
Head coach Claude Julien, though, isn’t taking anything for granted — on or off the ice.
Eric Dubois didn’t get a whole lot of sleep last Friday night, his phone ringing repeatedly with his 22-year-old son on the line, asking for advice.
As his 1500th career NHL game as an NHL head coach approaches on Thursday, Lindy Ruff talks about the influences in his career, including the coach he’ll be facing
With training camp already in full swing and their head coach called up the NHL this month, the Tucson Roadrunners stayed close to home in filling the top spot behind their bench.
Last week we took a look at the 10 NHL captains with Ontario Hockey League origins. This week, we turn our attention behind the bench where eleven NHL coaches have OHL roots.