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.
Days all seem the same for the second-year coach since his team last played March 11 due to the COVID-19 outbreak
“I think that the thing people will always remember you by is how you made them feel” (Fox Sports West, 2019). Dallas Eakins preached the fundamentals of being a good person, as well as a unique approach to leading a NHL team briefly after being named head coach of the Anaheim Ducks. The new era of hockey is here. With faster and younger players, how could that change the aspect of coaching? Here is the Dallas Eakins 2019-2020 season recap.
Learn more about your favorite NHL coaches and meet those you don’t yet know in the NHLCA’s Behind The Boards feature.
Access all of the sessions in the 2020 NHLCA Global Coaches’ Clinic here!
As part of the NHL Coaches Association’s global clinic, Anaheim Ducks bench boss Dallas Eakins delivered a lecture on how to build an environment that will help players thrive.
Sportsnet Hockey Central have spent time over the last few weeks speaking with many of our head coaches during the paused NHL season. Take a listen.