The unique nature of the NHL’s return to play is a stage where coaches can shine

The unique nature of the NHL’s return to play is a stage where coaches can shine

For players and coaches, Phases 3 and 4 of the NHL’s return-to-play plan represents an unprecedented challenge. After four months of inaction, 24 teams will have two weeks of training camp before heading to one of the two hub cities, where they will continue to practice and play two exhibition games each before beginning the qualifying round on Aug. 1.

Jets’ Paul Maurice Brings Experience and Growth

Jets’ Paul Maurice Brings Experience and Growth

Ask any Winnipeg Jets fan and they will tell you that a team is only as good as their coach. The moment Paul Maurice stepped up to fill Claude Noel’s position, there was an immediate and noticeable change.

Seattle speculation makes sense but Jets coach Paul Maurice prefers to stay put

Seattle speculation makes sense but Jets coach Paul Maurice prefers to stay put

Sometimes in this business, a simple game of connect the dots is a great way to fuel speculation. And given how the last round of NHL expansion went, with the Vegas Golden Knights reaching the Stanley Cup final during their inaugural campaign, it’s only natural to expect Seattle is going to want to hit the ground running when they break into the league in 2021-22.