NHL Rumors: Coaching Hits – Roy, Brind’Amour, Green, Tocchet, Blashill, and Tortorella


Patrick Roy trying to get again within the NHL?

Luke Fox of Sportsnet: Agent Neil Glasberg tweeted the opposite day that PBI Sports activities is now representing Patrick Roy for his teaching and administration alternatives.

Roy has been the pinnacle coach and GM of the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL.

Groups that don’t have a coach underneath contract for subsequent season embody the Arizona Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Crimson Wings and Vancouver Canucks.

“He could possibly be a president of hockey ops. He could possibly be a GM. He could possibly be a co-GM. He could possibly be a head coach,” Glasberg informed Sportsnet Monday. “It’s going to be situational. That’s the truthful reply.”

Glasberg stated there was “zero communication” with the Montreal Canadiens.

“I’d love to offer this a shot and see what occurs. And if one thing works out, unbelievable. And if it doesn’t, we will’t say we didn’t strive,” Glasberg stated.

“It’s price taking a shot proper now.”

Notes on some coaches who don’t have a contract for subsequent season

Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic: Notes on some head coaches who should not underneath contract for subsequent season.

Rod Brind’Amour – Carolina Hurricanes – Hurricanes proprietor Tom Dundon stated that week that an extension will get performed, however there’s a hole. Consider a deal will get performed but it surely’s not a slam dunk.

Travis Inexperienced – Vancouver Canucks – There haven’t been any in-season contract talks. He’s earned an extension.

Rick Tocchet – Arizona Coyotes – Tocchet may transfer on with no arduous emotions and GM Invoice Armstrong brings in his personal man. Tocchet could also be trying to coach a contending crew.

Jeff Blashill – Detroit Crimson Wings – Unsure the place this one is headed. Perhaps time for a contemporary begin as they enter the subsequent a part of their rebuild.

John Tortorella – Columbus Blue Jackets – Either side will sit down and discuss to see which route each wish to go. Feeling that they may go in numerous instructions.

The Seattle Kraken nonetheless want to call a head coach. The Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens have interim coaches.

Gerald Gallant and the Kraken look like an apparent alternative however they haven’t spoken in a 12 months.

If the Canadiens have an excellent playoff run, Ducharme may lose the interim tag.

Coaches with a 12 months left on their offers.

• Jared Bednar, Colorado
• Rick Bowness, Dallas
• Dave Tippett, Edmonton
• Dean Evason, Minnesota
• D.J. Smith, Ottawa
• Craig Berube, St. Louis
• Jon Cooper, Tampa Bay
• Sheldon Keefe, Toronto




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