Post Tagged with: "Alain Vigneault"

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Will the NY Rangers Playoff Woes Continue?

  Here We Go Again The Stanley Cup Playoffs are almost upon us, and the New York Rangers are fighting to the bitter end to get a playoff spot. Surely […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
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Who Are The New York Rangers?

John Tortorella became the head coach of the New York Rangers mid-season during 2008-09, replacing long-time bench boss Tom Renney. In that season, Tortorella led the Rangers to a 21-12-7 […]

by · January 26, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
Canucks Corner – Special Thanksgiving Edition

Canucks Corner – Special Thanksgiving Edition

I’m not sure what to tell you, except that as of week 9 the Vancouver Canucks had just ended an eight-game losing streak after defeating the Ottawa Senators 5-2. Before […]

by · November 30, 2013 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Five Reasons the New York Rangers Will Rebound

The Rangers are off to their worst start since Wayne Gretzky was in their lineup.  That’s right, kids, you have to go all the way back to 1998-99 to find […]

by · October 14, 2013 · 3 comments · New York Rangers
Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Rangers: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

So the Rangers have started the 2013-14 hockey season 1-3-0.  Big deal.  This is the fifth time since 2005-06, that they have started out that way each time making the […]

by · October 12, 2013 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
Tortorella and Vigneault Pull Their Teams in Opposite Directions

Tortorella and Vigneault Pull Their Teams in Opposite Directions

Though NHL coaches cannot be traded, the swap of Alain Vigneault and John Tortorella is the closest resemblance.    Naturally, the teams will be drawn parallel for at least the […]

by · September 28, 2013 · 0 comments · New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

A Look at the NHL Head Coaching Changes

Another NHL season is around the corner and, for many teams, hope springs eternal. Teams start with a clean slate and anyone is a contender early in the season. For […]

Will John Tortorella get to do this in Vancouver? (AP photo/Chris O'Meara)

Will Tortorella Change the Canucks or Will They Change Him?

The Vancouver Canucks made it official Tuesday afternoon as they introduced new head coach John Tortorella to the media and their fans. In a strange turn of events Tortorella takes […]

by · June 26, 2013 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
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Stanley Cup Finals Are a Nightmare Come True for Vancouver Canucks Fans

For hockey fans it does not get any better than this — The Stanley Cup Finals have arrived. The hockey playoffs are the most intense tournament in sports and this […]

by · June 11, 2013 · 3 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Pittsburgh Penguins' head coach Dan Bylsma put all of his stock in Marc-Andre Fleury before this season began. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Should Dan Bylsma Be Fired?

Should Pittsburgh Penguins’ Head Coach Dan Bylsma be fired? Everyone’s initial opinion was an overwhelming and emphatic, YES. I don’t know about you, but I don’t watch the Pens for […]

by · June 10, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Tumultuous Summer Awaits Penguins’ GM Ray Shero

Tumultuous Summer Awaits Penguins’ GM Ray Shero

A season many thought would culminate with Gary Bettman handing the most coveted trophy in all of sports to Pens’ captain Sidney Crosby for the second time in five years […]

by · June 9, 2013 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Vigneault Fired: What’s Next for the Canucks?

To no one’s great surprise, the Vancouver Canucks today fired Alain Vigneault after two straight first round defeats, during which the Canucks managed to win only one game.  Most observers […]

by · May 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks