Ken Hitchcock works for the Edmonton Oilers as an advisor but he’s also a hockey fan and when the Dallas Stars made it back to the Stanley Cup final for the first time in 20 years, there was a smile, and maybe a fist pump.
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.
Francis, Quenneville, Tippett among those on Hartford team who were ‘cerebral’ students of game
The expression on Dave Tippett’s face seldom differs whether his team leads or trails by five goals.
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.
Keeping in close contact with team, preparing for all possible variables during period of unknown
NHL Coaches Joel Quenneville, Dave Tippett and Barry Trotz talk about this period away from the ice
Dave Tippett has been largely unwilling to write off players this season, even while handling a roster which many consider flawed beyond its top-end contributors. The group today looks remarkably similar to the group that exited training camp.
Q&A: Dave Tippett on rounding out his coaching staff, fixing Oilers’ special teams and using Connor McDavid
There’s no whistle in his mouth and he’s not drawing up drills for his new players on whiteboards, but to say Dave Tippett’s kicking back this summer couldn’t be further from the truth.