Chicago (FOX Chicago News) – The teams which are left standing in the NHL post season play a consistent style and they look very comfortable doing so. That is probably why they are still alive in the quest for Lord Stanley. When the going gets tough they stick to their systems for the most part. [...]
Chicago (FOX Chicago News) – Let’s start off with some good news which came out of Tuesday’s media conference call after the firing of assistant coach Mike Haviland. For all those worried about Joel Quenneville being dismissed as head coach to take the same position in Montreal, that’s not happening. Quenneville stated he wants to [...]
There are three Blackhawks who have trade value, plus contracts which would allow Stan Bowman to readily deal them. Readers will recall trade scenarios involving Troy Brouwer, Niklas Hjalmarsson and Patrick Sharp. Even before the Pierre LeBrun likely contract extension Tweet today…Sharp was unlikley to be traded. If the playing time for Hawk defensemen is [...]
Vancouver GM Mike Gillis wanted the drama to end in Winnipeg and a decision finally has come down. Claude Noel will become the new head coach for the True North franchise. Noel’s relationship with the True North group could have been the deciding factor. Kevin Cheveldayoff was far more familiar with Mike Haviland but maybe [...]
From a source close to the situation…. Claude Noel will be named the new head coach in Winnipeg. More to come.
It has been reported four candidates are competing for the Winnipeg head coaching position. They are Blackhawks’ assistant coach Mike Haviland, Craig MacTavish, Claude Noel and Craig Ramsay. Everyone except Haviland has been employed as a NHL head coach. Although there have been four people involved, my source indicates the position will likely go to [...]