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.
Penguins coach encouraged students during address on team’s social media
Among his many strengths as a head coach, Mike Sullivan’s unwavering confidence in himself is perhaps his greatest attribute. When he speaks, his team listens to every authoritative word, Sullivan’s assertive yet philosophical personality perfect for these Penguins.
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.
As part of our chat with Hockey Hall of Fame legend Scotty Bowman, we also discussed his take on Pittsburgh Penguins current bench boss Mike Sullivan. Bowman said in a recent chat that Sullivan was perhaps the closest coach to himself. Sullivan is working for his third Stanley Cup ring while Bowman has nine as a head coach and five more in management roles.
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan joined Hockey Central to talk about the success of the Penguins.
As the decade quickly comes to a close, it is important to take a step back and reflect on all the history that was made over the past 10 years. The NHL has seen many coaches come and go over the past 10 years, especially within the past month or two of the current season.
Mike Sullivan is already one of the most tenured coaches of the Penguins and currently in the NHL, believe it or not.
The Pittsburgh Penguins made it clear that they are still committed to Mike Sullivan as their head coach, extending him through the 2023-24 season.
Mike Sullivan is sticking around to see if he can get the Pittsburgh Penguins back to the Stanley Cup.
In terms of championships, Mike Sullivan is the most successful coach in Penguins history. He is the only head coach in franchise history to win two Stanley Cups with the team and he hopes to add to that total as soon as next season.
Nine days. Just over one week. It seems longer, yet I can still hear the overwhelming applause from the 18,000-plus following Game 6 like it was yesterday.