March 25, 2013

Jon Cooper Reportedly Will Be Named Tampa Bay Lightning’s Next Head Coach

Less than 48 hours after he fired head coach Guy Boucher, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman may have found his man. Multiple outlets are reporting that Tampa Bay will name Jon Cooper as its next head coach, possibly as early as Tuesday morning. Cooper is currently head coach of the Lightning’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch. […]

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March 24, 2013

Tampa Bay Lightning Fire Head Coach Guy Boucher

The Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday announced that coach Guy Boucher had relieved of his duties. The decision came hours after the Lightning lost 5-3 to the Ottawa Senators, dropping them to 13-17-1, 14th in the Eastern Conference, five points out of a playoff spot. “Guy has poured his heart and soul into the Lightning organization for these past three […]

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March 22, 2013

Quick Hits: Tampa Bay Lightning, Alex Kovalev

Ken Campbell of The Hockey News insists there could be changes made in the coaching department of the Tampa Bay Lightning skaters aren’t putting in the necessary effort for their bench boss. “Those who follow the Lightning closely claim that is not the case, but the point might be moot. In the two years since his team came […]

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June 24, 2012

Quick Hits: Stephane Veilleux, Martin Brodeur, Washington Capitals

Quick Hits from around the league: Stephane Veilleux has reportedly signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Minnesota Wild. The financial terms of the agreement were not immediately available. Veilleux had two assists in 22 games with Minnesota and New Jersey last season. Martin Brodeur hasn’t confirmed to New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello that he […]

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June 13, 2012

Washington Capitals Expected To Talk With Jon Cooper About Vacant Head Coach Position

According to the Washington Times Norfolk Admirals coach Jon Cooper could be a contender for the vacant position with the Washington Capitals. Cooper said in a phone interview Tuesday that he would listen if the Capitals contacted him. “I’ve put myself in a position that if I could have an opportunity to go to an NHL […]

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May 16, 2012

Potential Replacements For Washington Capitals Head Coach Vacancy

CSNWashington’s Chuck Gormley, suggests a short list of candidates to replace Dale Hunter as the Washington Capitals head coach. The list includes Ron Wilson, Paul Maurice, Flyers assistant Craig Berube, Devils assistant Adam Oates, Marc French of the AHL Hershey Bears, and John Hynes of the Penguins’ farm team. The Washington Post suggests Michel Therrien, Marc Crawford, Mike Keenan, […]

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