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.
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.
Darryl Sutter held his first practice as the new coach of the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, and the players said they noticed a difference.