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Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock si…

Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock sit?

thehockeynews.com NHL.com Updated May 20 (5 days ago)
The Toronto Maple Leafs have been mired in the basement of the NHL for several seasons, but the hiring of coach Mike Babcock is giving Leafs Nation a reason for hope for a better and much brighter future. While he hasn’t coached long enough to make the …
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  • San Jose Sharks sign Finnish playoff MVP forward Joonas Donskoi

    San Jose Sharks sign Finnish playoff MVP forward Joonas Donskoi

    NHL.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have signed Finnish free agent forward Joonas (YOO-nus) Donskoi to an entry-level contract. The team announced the signing Wednesday. The 23-year-old Donskoi had 19 goals and 30 assists in 58 games fo...
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  • New Oilers coach McLellan: It’s not about playoffs – it’s about…

    New Oilers coach McLellan: It’s not about playoffs – it’s about building a foundation

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    After days of rumors, the Edmonton Oilers confirmed Tuesday they were hiring former San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan as their new bench boss. And in his introductory press conference with his new employer, the veteran coach wisely played down pl…
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  • Sharks get OK to interview Bylsma: report

    Sharks get OK to interview Bylsma: report

    NHL.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    The San Jose Sharks have been given permission to interview Dan Bylsma for their coaching position, ESPN.com reported Monday. The website also said Mike Babcock was scheduled to speak with the Sharks this week to discuss a possible future with ...
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  • Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    We know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…
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  • Oilers getting close to hiring coach: report

    Oilers getting close to hiring coach: report

    The Edmonton Oilers are close to hiring their next coach, no later than the end of the month, the Edmonton Journal reported Thursday. Reports suggest it will be Todd McLellan, who left the San Jose Sharks after coaching them for the past seven ...
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  • Prospect Hot List: Travis Dermott the one to watch on Erie’s bl…

    Prospect Hot List: Travis Dermott the one to watch on Erie’s blueline

    Major junior playoffs have reached the final series, while the AHL post-season is well into the second round. An incredibly exciting 2014-15 campaign is nearing its end, so I’m opening up the Hot List a bit to younger prospects. Like those that came bef…
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  • Sharks owner confident Doug Wilson can refresh San Jose

    Sharks owner confident Doug Wilson can refresh San Jose

    yahoo.com May 8
    Sharks owner Hasso Plattner spoke about his team Friday in San Jose. This is a monumental occasion since the SAP founder hadn’t talked with local media since oh … January of 2013. And of course, when an owner is available to chat for the first time in f…
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  • Sharks agree to lengthy lease extension at SAP Center

    Sharks agree to lengthy lease extension at SAP Center

    NHL.com May 8
    SAN JOSE, CA – San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and the San Jose Sharks announced that an agreement has been reached between the Sharks and the City of San Jose for a lease extension to allow the Sharks to remain at SAP Center potentially through 2040....
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  • Former Devils, Panthers coach Peter DeBoer has had talks with S…

    Former Devils, Panthers coach Peter DeBoer has had talks with Sharks, Oilers

    As if the NHL’s off-season coaching shuffle couldn’t get any crazier, there’s now a chance that former Florida Panthers and New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer is back in the league next season as a bench boss. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, DeBoer,…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Defensive changes coming for Canucks, Sharks

    Rumor Roundup: Defensive changes coming for Canucks, Sharks

    The Vancouver Canucks’ season ended less than two weeks ago, but speculation over their off-season plans keeps percolating in the Vancouver media. The status of their blueline remains the hot topic. Ed Willes of The Province believes something’s got to …
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  • Oilers' Hall, Eberle praise McLellan as coach: report

    Oilers' Hall, Eberle praise McLellan as coach: report

    NHL.com May 6
    Todd McLellan has interviewed for the coaching job with the Edmonton Oilers, according to the Edmonton Sun. The former San Jose Sharks coach, coaching Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic, told the newspaper he has m...
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  • Todd McLellan met with Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli at IIHF worlds

    Todd McLellan met with Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli at IIHF worlds

    yahoo.com May 4
    Depending on what his former boss with the Detroit Red Wings decides, Todd McLellan could be the rock star of the NHL coaching free agent pool this offseason. Which is why it would be wise to snatch him up fast ... which is why Peter Chiarelli met with …
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  • Brent Burns, Mark Giordano, Henrik Lundqvist named NHL Foundati…

    Brent Burns, Mark Giordano, Henrik Lundqvist named NHL Foundation Award finalists

    The ultimate act of benevolence is to do something good for someone else with little attention or fanfare for yourself. Fitting, then, that the NHL Foundation Award is among the league’s lesser-known annual honors. It’s awarded to the NHL player ”who ap…
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  • Can Babcock really be the savior some teams might be seeking?

    Can Babcock really be the savior some teams might be seeking?

    Depending upon the whims of the management teams in Boston and St. Louis, we could be in for one of the most fascinating off-season games of coaching musical chairs we’ve seen in years – perhaps even ever. With the Detroit Red Wings eliminated from the …
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  • Sharks near agreement with city of San Jose to extend lease at …

    Sharks near agreement with city of San Jose to extend lease at SAP Center

    NHL.com Apr 27
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center. Chief operating officer John Tortora issued a statement Monday saying the team is confident the new lease will be finalized w...
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  • Randy Carlyle receives permission to talk to Sharks about coach…

    Randy Carlyle receives permission to talk to Sharks about coaching vacancy

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    For those of us who like massive trainwreck disaster shows, then Randy Carlyle receiving permission from Toronto to talk to the Sharks about their vacant head coaching job is maybe the greatest thing ever. For those who are Sharks fans and want to see t…
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  • Ex-Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli meets with Oilers. What might his …

    Ex-Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli meets with Oilers. What might his future role be?

    It’s clearer every day the players won’t be the most intriguing free agents this NHL off-season. Coaching and front office vacancies keep sprouting up. We’re only halfway through round 1 of the playoffs, and we’ve seen bench bosses Todd McLellan (Sharks…
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  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Sharp Scores Twice In Blackhawks' Win 01:05

    Sharp Scores Twice In Blackhawks' Win

    Mar 14
    Patrick Sharp scored two goals to increase his season total to 12 in Chicago's 6-2 win over San Jose.
  • Video - Playoff Battle In Pacific Division 01:37

    Playoff Battle In Pacific Division

    Mar 10
    With the Ducks running away with the division title, there could be four teams, including the defending champion Kings, battling for just two playoff spots.

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