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Dan Bylsma warns that the Corsi stat isn’t perfect

Advanced stats have slowly infiltrated the NHL over the past several seasons. Some teams continue to publicly ignore advanced statistics, but the majority of the league has at least recognized the value in looking beyond the traditional measurements. As terms such as Corsi, Fenwick and PDO continue to grow in populatiry, Dan Bylsma warns that it’s important to not place too much...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bylsma talks about Ristolainen's usage, fancy stats

The Sabres coach had some insightful thoughts on Corsi, and how better to use Ristolainen next year. Sabres coach Dan Bylsma joined WGR's Hockey Hotline this afternoon, and gave his thoughts on something we've been debating on this site for months - Rasmus Ristolainen's usage and development, or decline,  last season. Bylsma spoke with Matthew Coller and Craig Rivet on today's...
Via Die By The Blade
8 days ago

Report: Sabres reach agreement with Bylsma as new head coach

By The Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement in principle to hire former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday. The one holdup is a discussion over whether the Penguins are due compensation from the Sabres for hiring a coach who is still under contract with Pittsburgh...
Via NESN.com
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Sabres to hire Dan Bylsma as head coach

By Liam McGuire After throwing crazy money at new Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock and missing out, it seems the Buffalo Sabres have settled on an adequate backup plan as John Wawrow reports the team is set to hire Dan Bylsma. Just filed: Person familiar with talks tells AP that #Sabres have agreement in place to hire Dan Bylsma pending compensation to #Penguins. ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Bylsma to meet with the Buffalo Sabres

After missing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres are moving on and continuing their head coach search. That search now turns to Dan Bylsma who is expected to meet with the team this week. The Sabres already received permission to speak with Bylsma from the Pittsburgh Penguins (Bylsma was fired by the Penguins, but is still on their payroll as his contract ran through next year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Who will be the next Pittsburgh Penguins head coach?

Now that Jim Rutherford has taken over as General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, there is one huge question that still looms: who will be brought in as the Penguins next head coach? GMJR has expressed that there is no rush to make the decision before the draft on June 27th, Rutherford did note that the new head coach will be announced prior to the start of free-agency on July...
Via isportsweb.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dan Bylsma Interested In Panthers Job, Will Meet With Team

Dan Bylsma spent the first part of his NHL coaching career in one America’s hockey-crazed markets. Now he might have interest in beginning the next chapter of his career in a place that seems to forget it even has a hockey team. Bylsma was fired by the Pittsburgh Penguins last week, but he’s not expected to be unemployed very long. The Sun Sentinel is reporting Bylsma and the...
Via NESN.com
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins hire Jim Rutherford as GM

Talk about out of left field. For weeks rumors had been circulating about who the Pittsburgh Penguins would hire as their next General Manager.  Names like Julian BrisBois and Jason Botterill were floated around as potential front runners. So when the team announced that former Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford had been hired instead, needless to say it left many more than a...
Via isportsweb.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Dan Bylsma has one job offer already waiting for him if the Pens lose tonight and he is fired.

Huge news. Source confirms: “NASA is always interested in people that look at stars and can’t figure it out. Bylsma is impressive in that category.” (Stole that joke from last years season recap. Thought it was worth it.) Read some real Bylsma stuff from Puck Daddy, and another really well written piece by Dejan. The pressure on Bylsma tonight is extraordinary. It has something...
Via The Pensblog
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins lose to Blue in familiar fashion

After a thrilling 4-3 overtime win against the Lightning on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins dropped the second game of their back-to-back home stand against the St. Louis Blues in a game that was eerily reminiscent of their loss to the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Finals last season. St. Louis clogged up traffic in front of their own net and prevented the Penguins from...
Via isportsweb.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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