Found September 02, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
One of the interesting things to watch this season will be the Vancouver Canucks and New York Rangers since they exchanged coaches.  In 2013 Alain Vigneault coached the Vancouver Canucks and John Tortorella coached the New York Rangers.  In 2013/14, Vigneault will coach the Rangers and Tortorella will coach the Canucks.  In principle it is a great way to evaluate these coaches relative to one another.  In practice things will not be so simple because there will be other changes in personnel, injuries etc. that muddy the comparison, but it will still be interesting. We can look at these moves from the point of view of zone starts.  I recently published the top 20 players by excess offensive zone starts in 2013 and it is clear that two teams are more heavily represented on the list and they are the Canucks and Rangers.  From the Canucks, Daniel and Henrik Sedin are first and second on the list and their usual linemate Alexandre Burrows is seventh.  From the Rangers, traded Marian Ga...
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