Sullivan says facing Bruins in ballpark of his youth ‘thrill of a lifetime’.
Another Pittsburgh Penguins franchise mark goes to Mike Sullivan.
In his eighth season as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Mike Sullivan is able to add another achievement to his resume.
It was December 13, 2015, in downtown Pittsburgh.
Ever since Mike Sullivan took over behind the Penguins bench, he has hosted coaches’ meetings for the Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Wheeling staffs prior to the start of each season.
The game’s longest-tenured coach is staying right where he is. Last week, head coach Mike Sullivan and the Pittsburgh Penguins agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep the two-time Stanley Cup-winning bench boss in the Steel City through the 2026-27 season.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and head coach Mike Sullivan have agreed to a three-year contract extension, it was announced today by General Manager Ron Hextall.
There are three other men who have been a head coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins when they claimed the Stanley Cup.
Mike Rupp played under 10 head coaches and dozens of assistants over 11 NHL seasons spent with six teams.
Mike Sullivan savored his first Stanley Cup celebration from a respectful distance. Standing at ice level with the trophy being raised all around him, he was close enough to feel the radiating joy and sense of accomplishment that went into winning it.
Sunday marked the six-year anniversary of his hiring as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The message was the same on Friday during the Penguins’ practice session.
And just as loud. Perhaps even louder.