Thursday’s big storyline was Darryl Sutter’s return to Staples Center, and understandably so. During his stint as skipper in Los Angeles, Sutter led the Kings to a pair of Stanley Cup parades. Now the head coach of the Calgary Flames, this was his first trip back on the rival bench.
‘Darryl Sutter hockey’ has the Flames playing at their best, and the rest of the league has taken notice
The Calgary Flames are the stingiest team in the NHL as we approach U.S. Thanksgiving, but it isn’t terribly surprising.
It’s been a long while since we’ve heard this sort of compliment from one of the guests at the Saddledome.
“The biggest key I said to the guys is that it’s about consistency,” says former captain and coach after taking new job with Calgary Flames.
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Darryl Sutter has been there, done that and won that.
Now back for a second stint at the Saddledome, Sutter is a two-time Stanley Cup champion, having hoisted the historic hardware in 2012 and 2014 as head coach of the Los Angeles Kings.
The Calgary Flames have added Kirk Muller and Cail MacLean to their coaching staff, the team announced Thursday.
Darryl Sutter held his first practice as the new coach of the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, and the players said they noticed a difference.
There would have been no better welcome-back for Darryl Sutter than an edition of the NHL’s Battle of Alberta.
Except that he, too, will be watching Saturday’s action on Hockey Night in Canada.
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.
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.
CALGARY — Geoff Ward made his NHL head coaching debut, finished his first season and will start his second all in unusual circumstances.