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Ott goes from player to coach, joining Blues as assistant
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have hired Steve Ott to be an assistant coach on Mike Yeo's staff. General manager Doug Armstrong announced the move Thursday, a little over a month after Ott's final game as a player with the Montreal Canadiens. Ott had not even announced his retirement. The 34-year-old moves […]

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Steve Ott joins St. Louis Blues as assistant coach
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Mike Yeo has added an interesting new name to his bench in St. Louis by hiring long-time NHL pest Steve Ott to his staff. The Blues announced the hiring – a three-year deal – Thursday afternoon one day after adding former NHLer Darryl Sydor to Yeo’s staff. “Steve was a competitor on the ice as […]

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Blues name Steve Ott assistant coach
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The St. Louis Blues added Steve Ott to their coaching staff, the team announced Thursday. Ott will join head coach Mike Yeo’s staff as an assistant coach on a three-year contract. “Steve was a competitor on the ice as a player and I expect him to bring that energy in this role,” Yeo said. “He […]

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Blues add Darryl Sydor as assistant coach
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The St. Louis Blues continued to assemble the coaching staff for Mike Yeo on Wednesday when they announced the hiring of former NHL defenseman Darryl Sydor. Sydor previously served as an assistant on Yeo’s staff for several years when he was the head coach of the Minnesota Wild. Before joining the Blues, Sydor was an […]

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Should Blackhawks' next assistant coach be Joel Quenneville's choice?
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On April 22, Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman vented his frustrations on the teams all-too-abrupt exit from the postseason, adding that he and coach Joel Quenneville, are going to work together to make sure that this never happens again. There will be plenty of decisions for the two to mull between now and September, when […]

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Blackhawks hire Jeremy Colliton as new Rockford IceHogs coach
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Jeremy Colliton would still love to be playing hockey. As he put it, “it’s the best game in the world to play.” But post-concussion symptoms cut his pro playing career short and led to a coaching opportunity in Sweden. It was a successful transition. Now, Colliton will bring his coaching ability back to this side […]

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Isles name Luke Richardson assistant coach
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It’s been rumored for a while, and on Thursday it became official — longtime NHL defenseman Luke Richardson has been hired as Doug Weight’s assistant coach in New York. Richardson, 48, was an Oilers teammate of Weight’s for a few years during the early ’90s. “Luke brings a tireless work ethic and outstanding character to […]

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‘Hawks name Jeremy Colliton head coach of their AHL affiliate
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The Chicago Blackhawks have hired former NHLer Jeremy Colliton to be the next head coach of their AHL affiliate in Rockford. Colliton, who was a second-round pick of the Islanders in 2003, had been serving as the head coach of Mora IK of the Swedish League for the last four seasons. The 32-year-old spent most […]

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Mike Sullivan, Penguins coach, has some heavy lifting ahead
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Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan has been endlessly impressive in his two seasons at the helm. Then, in the 2016-17 regular season, he kept a steady hand on the wheel through injuries and guided the Penguins to second in the Metro.

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Boughner ‘definitely ready’ to become NHL head coach
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For a while, signs have pointed towards Sharks assistant coach Bob Boughner eventually running his own bench. This week, Boughner came out and said it — he wants to be a head coach. “I’m ready,” Boughner told WindsorEssexTV last week.

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Penguins coach defends Phil Kessel, Emotional Bench Guy
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Game 2 of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ series against the Ottawa Senators was the Phil Kessel Show. Not just because he scored the only goal of a 1-0 win for the Penguins over the Senators, evening their series at 1-1 ahead of Wednesday’s game in Ottawa. No, there was also the Phil Kessel Show at the […]

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NHL Star Patrick Kane Gives His First-Class Seat to Soldier Flying Coach
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Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane had an amazing "assist" last week, giving his first-class seat on an American Airlines flight to a uniformed soldier. Fox 32 reported that Kane, a three-time Stanley Cup champion and a six-time NHL All-Star, noticed the service member sitting in coach, so he offered to switch seats with him. The man […]

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