After two days behind a mask and off his skates, Rick Bowness returned to his natural habitat on the ice with air inside the rink blowing against his face. “You get out there and you miss it,” the Dallas Stars coach said. “You realize how much you enjoy being out there.”
There isn’t a day that goes by that Rick Bowness doesn’t sit back and wonder.
Each month we’ll give a shout out to one NHL team’s coaching staff for pulling out ahead of the pack. The month of October 2019 goes to the Boston Bruins coaching staff!
Cassidy’s ability to adapt, teach and coach younger players and an experienced veteran core is one reason he’s now locked in behind Boston’s bench for at least the next four seasons.
At age 64, the veteran assistant has been behind the bench for more games than any coach in NHL history