Duhamel joins Housley, Stillman and Schwab on Tourigny’s staff
Duante’ Abercrombie and Nathaniel Brooks will serve as the first two coaches to participate
Steve and Kenny are joined by former Ottawa 67’s head coach and current Arizona Coyotes head coach Andre Tourigny to talk about the process of being hired by Arizona, how he can transition from junior hockey to the NHL and his plan for the upcoming season.
The Arizona Coyotes have hired veteran NHL assistant and junior coach Andre Tourigny as head coach.
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.
“If I’m Team USA general manager Stan Bowman, my choice to coach in Beijing — if there is NHL involvement [at the Olympics] in China, and that’s still to be finalized — would be Pittsburgh’s Mike Sullivan … Sullivan is on the long list of those with coach of the year credentials this season. The others: Rick Tocchet in Arizona; Rod Brind’Amour in Carolina; Sheldon Keefe in Toronto; Dean Evason in Minnesota; Joel Quenneville in Florida; Barry Trotz, again, every year on Long Island. That’s seven strong candidates and only three can be finalists.”
Tocchet would trade one of his Penguins rings to win with Flyers originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia
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.
Jay Varady, who led the Tucson Roadrunners to the top spot in the American Hockey League’s Pacific Division before the coronavirus pandemic halted the 2019-20 season, won’t be behind the Tucson Arena bench this season.
Paul Maurice has a theory about the rhythm of a new hockey season.
What’s it like when NHL bench bosses catch up in the off-season? See the comradery between our coaches when they’re not battling it out behind the bench.
Keeping in close contact with team, preparing for all possible variables during period of unknown