Coyotes and Housley half methods
“On behalf of the whole group, I wish to thank Phil for every little thing he did for the Coyotes on and off the ice the previous three seasons. Phil could be very well-respected, a real skilled and a very good coach. We want him and his household all the most effective sooner or later.”
Jets lengthen GM Cheveldayoff
Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun: The Winnipeg Jets have prolonged GM Kevin Cheveldayoff for 3 years. He’s been the GM of the Jets for the previous 11 seasons when the Jets moved from Atlanta.
The Jets have solely gained three playoff collection over that span and have missed the playoffs seven instances up to now 11 years. This was the primary time up to now 4 seasons that they missed the playoffs.
Two Blackhawks coaches gained’t be again
Ben Pope: Chicago Blackhawks assistant coaches Marc Crawford and Rob Cookson gained’t be again subsequent season. Assertion from the Blackhawks: “They’ve every made important contributions to our membership and we admire their dedication. We want them the most effective of their future endeavors.”
Ben Pope: “Cookson was introduced in in November to supply momentary assist, so his departure isn’t stunning. Crawford is extra notable. He’d been with the Blackhawks for 3 seasons, stuffed an enormous position working practices below Derek King and had a 12 months left on his contract.”