With the Edmonton Oilers closing in on a playoff berth, head coach Dave Tippett credits the team’s leadership group for providing a spark.
Real-time, in-game data opening up ‘brand-new world’ for coaches, players
Picture an NHL coach. Windbreaker with a team logo at the morning skate, business attire at the game. Frantically scribbling notes on a card or whiteboard, less concerned with a player’s “underlying numbers” than with “grit and jam.”
The iPad is no longer an alien object on an NHL bench.
Edmonton’s Dave Tippett doesn’t look at an iPad during games.
“No, there’s too much going on,” he says.
But, like any coach, he craves updated, accurate information.
I’ve religiously watched hockey since the Quebec Nordiques moved to Colorado in 1995 and became the Colorado Avalanche
Long-time partners SAP and the NHL today unveiled new, significant enhancements to the SAP-NHL Coaching Insights mobile app for iPad.
Learn more about your favorite NHL coaches and meet those you don’t yet know in the NHLCA’s Behind The Boards feature.
“I need to challenge myself to try to take some time and disconnect a little bit,” Habs interim head coach says.
P.E.I.’s Gerard Gallant and Mike Kelly are teaming up behind the bench again, this time with Team Canada for the 2021 world hockey championship in Riga, Latvia.
The Arizona Coyotes didn’t have to look far to fill a position on their bench among the coaching staff, officially adding Jay Varady just before this season started.
Kyle Callaghan is taking the next steps in his coaching journey.
The head coach of the Brampton 45’s 2008 AAA team, Callaghan was recently named to the NHL Coaches Association BIPOC Coaches Program.