Found June 12, 2013 on Crash The Net:
My sources say Jim Nill has his preference for the Stars’ new bench boss in his sights, and Alain Vigneault is that man. The New York Rangers have also been in talks with Vigneault as the two sides met up Tuesday. It’s worth mentioning that the Rangers have also been considering Mark Messier to fill [...]

Report: John Tortorella Interviews With Canucks, Alain Vigneault Speaks With Rangers

A head coaching switcheroo of sorts may be in the works in the NHL, and Bruins fans are very familiar with both coaches involved. Former New York Rangers coach John Tortorella interviewed about the Vancouver Canucks’ coaching vacancy on Tuesday, Katie Strang of reports, while the Rangers spoke with former Canucks boss Alain Vigneault about taking over Tortorella’s old...

Rumor: Alain Vigneault on Plane to NY

@SunGarrioch Coach A Vigneault of 6:30am flight to NYC. #interview?— Tony De Marinis (@tonydmayor) June 14, 2013 According to some random guy which was re-tweeted by the Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch, Alain Vigneault is on a plane today destined for NYC, presumably for a second interview with the Rangers. Job offer in the works? Stay tuned.... Follow me on twitter...

Rangers May Speak with Kings Assistant Stevens; Interview Vigneault Today

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports the Rangers may seek to speak with Kings assistant John Stevens about their head coaching vacancy. Stevens was the head coach in Philadelphia for 3+ years guiding them to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2007-08. Brooks adds that the Canucks have shown interest in Stevens. ...Stevens is an interesting candidate. He had mixed...

Would Tortorella Be A Fit In Vancouver?

from Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province, With Tortorella you might get Vigneault 2.0 with a heavy reliance on great goaltending, good defence and a struggle to score goals. The Rangers were 10th in offence and 23rd on the power play during the regular season and a paltry 4-for-44 on the power play in the playoffs. But you also get a snap to attention from a guy who guided the...

The Latest On The New York Rangers’ Coaching Hunt

from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, The leader in the clubhouse would be Alain Vigneault. That, of course, excludes the other leader in the clubhouse named Mark Messier. This is the state of the Rangers’ search for a coach that paused yesterday following Vigneault’s visit on Tuesday with general manager Glen Sather and front office personnel at the club’s organizational...

A Don Cherry centaur from Detroit's WDIV

Your eyes will not be able to un-see the majesty of Don Cherry this time. His suits are a collective Rorschach test of terribleness, but never before has Cherry been this disconcerting. Via Andrew Ebbett of the Vancouver Canucks comes indisputable proof that Americans find Cherry as interesting as Canadians do: Wow. Thank you for that, WDIV. I for one am anxiously awaiting...

23-year-old Stars prospect found dead in Norway

Scott Winkler, a 23-year-old Stars prospect, was found dead at his parents' home in Norway on Wednesday, according to multiple media sources. Winkler was a third-round draft pick by the Stars in 2008. He had just finished his senior year at Colorado College and was planning with the Texas Stars next season. "It's just such a shock and so sad," Stars assistant...

Decision on Vigneault Not Imminent; Leetch to Be Messier Assistant?

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that Alaine Vigneault is believed to have made a favorable impression on Glen Sather during his interview on Tuesday, though an offer for the Rangers head coaching vacancy does not seem imminent, unless the Stars make a time-sensitive offer to Vigneault. Stars GM Jim Nill says he'd like to have a decision on a new head coach by the...
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