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.