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By far the most exciting Sharks news of the off-season so far, the Sharks are expected to formally announce that Larry Robinson will be the new Associate Coach. His credentials are well summarized by the descriptors attached to his name: “Legendary,” “Hall of Fame Defenseman,” “6-time Stanley Cup winner” or, if they’re counting as coach, which certainly Sharks fans should be “9-time Stanley Cup winner.” How did San Jose get so lucky? I’m sure the formal announcement will give more details, but scuttlebutt is that we have his grandchildren, or at least their parents, to thank for residing in California. I’m so excited, happy and stunned by this news that I don’t know when I’ll be able to process it except by smiling a lot. In the mean time, a quick list of bits already up about it:
@Dave_Stubbs: “Hall of Famer Larry Robinson has just been hired as associate coach of the San Jose Sharks. Two years, one-year option #Habs”
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Despite a disappointing showing in the playoffs, the San Jose Sharks have been relatively quiet this offseason. They haven't been big players on the free-agent front or engineered any blockbuster trades. After leaving head coach Todd McLellan's fate up in the air for a couple of long months, they finally announced on June 18 that he would be back for a fifth season behind...
At the arbitration filing deadline, T.J. Galiardi tried to make things a little interesting for Sharks fans. The matter will not go to arbitration, as yesterday Galiardi announced on Twitter that he had signed a contract. David Pollak confirmed that the contract is for one year.
I will also take the McCarthy and Matsumoto signings as confirmed despite no official word from San...
The San Jose Sharks have hired Hall of Fame defenseman and former Stanley Cup winning coach Larry Robinson as associate coach.
General manager Doug Wilson and coach Todd McLellan announced the move Monday.
The Sharks had been looking to add a former player who could help the penalty kill unit to the staff and Robinson fit the bill.
He won two Norris Trophies as the league'...
Hall of Famer Larry Robinson has just been hired as associate coach of the San Jose Sharks. Two years, one-year option #Habs— Dave Stubbs (@Dave_Stubbs) July 8, 2012
Robinson spoke w/ Steve Yzerman about work in Tampa, but Doug Wilson, long-time Larry friend, made an impressive pitch for Sharks— Dave Stubbs (@Dave_Stubbs) July 8, 2012
SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson and Head Coach Todd McLellan announced today that longtime NHL player and head coach Larry Robinson has been named associate coach.
Robinson served as head coach for the Los Angeles Kings from 1995-99 and for the New Jersey Devils from 1999-2002, and in 2005-06, including leading the team to a...