coaching news

Ducks hand coach Randy Carlyle a three-year contract extension

The Ducks handed head coach Randy Carlyle a three-year contract extension that concludes in the 2013-14 season. It's good to get that out of the way because the 2011-12 season that might be his most challenging campaign behind the Ducks bench. [more]

Coaching hires: Habs add Cunneyworth and Ladouceur, Jets nab Vincent

The Montreal Canadiens promoted Randy Cunneyworth and Randy Ladouceur to the assistant coach level from Hamilton while the Winnipeg Jets rounded out their staff by adding Pascal Vincent. [more]

Red Wings expected to name Western Michigan coach Jeff Blashill as one of their assistants

Western Michigan coach Jeff Blashill left his post today to become an assistant coach for Mike Babcock (pictured) and the Red Wings. [more]

The next audition: Kirk Muller expected to become new head coach of Predators’ AHL affiliate

Kirk Muller was a red-hot prospect for one of the NHL's coaching vacancies but fell just short. Muller's loss looks to be the Predators' gain as it sounds like Muller will coach their AHL affiliate in Milwaukee. [more]