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Hall of Famer Bryan Trottier to join Sabres coaching staff

The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to hire Hall of Fame forward Bryan Trottier as an assistant coach under Ted Nolan. Sources with close ties to the organization said the move could be announced sometime within the next week. Nolan has been looking for help since firing assistant coaches he inherited when he took over for Ron Rolston last season. Teppo Numminen and Jim...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Add Joe Sacco to Assistant Coach Role

Well the Bruins may not be too busy singing players to improve their roster at least they are trying to improve their coaching staff.
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Sacco: ‘It’s An Exciting Time To Be Part Of The Bruins Organization’

Joe Sacco is coming home to Boston, and he’s looking forward to being part of the Bruins’ future success as an assistant coach on Claude Julien’s staff. “Well, it’s obviously an exciting time to be part of the Bruins organization right now and the success that they’ve had in the past number of years,” Sacco said during a conference call Thursday, a few hours after the...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins add NHL vet Sacco to coaching staff

The Boston Bruins have hired Joe Sacco as an assistant coach, the team announced Thursday. Sacco, 45, of Medford, Massachusetts, and a former Boston University standout, served as an assistant coach for the Buffalo Sabres last season. He also served as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche from 2009 to 2013 and recorded a 130-134-40 record, and won the Jack Adams Award in 2010.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Hire BU Alum Joe Sacco As Assistant Coach

The Boston Bruins announced the hiring of Joe Sacco as assistant coach on Thursday. Sacco will replace former B’s assistant Geoff Ward, who will coach in Germany next season. The Medford, Mass., native played college hockey at Boston University before enjoying a 13-year NHL career with five different teams. His most recent coaching job was with the Buffalo Sabres as an assistant...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Name Joe Sacco As Assistant Coach

Boston, MA - The Boston Bruins announced today, July 24, that the club has hired Joe Sacco as Assistant Coach. A native of Medford, MA, Sacco spent the 2013-14 season as an Assistant Coach for the Buffalo Sabres. Prior to that position, the former NHL forward served as the Head Coach of the Colorado Avalanche (2009-13) where he compiled a 130-134-40 record and was a Jack Adams...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres hire Joe Sacco as assistant coach

Buffalo Sabres coach Ron Rolston has hired Joe Sacco as an assistant. The team announced the hiring in a release issued on Tuesday afternoon. Sacco spent four seasons as the Colorado Avalanche coach before being fired in April after the team missed the playoffs for a third straight year. He finished with a 130-134-40 record and was an NHL coach of the year finalist in 2010 after...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche fire Joe Sacco as coach

The Colorado Avalanche have fired coach Joe Sacco a day after the team missed the playoffs for the third straight season. General manager Greg Sherman says in a news release Sunday the ''organization believes a change of leadership behind the bench is needed going forward.'' Colorado never got on track in the lockout-shortened season and finished last in the Western...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Sacco Gone In Colorado

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that head coach Joe Sacco has been relieved of his duties. “The organization believes a change of leadership behind the bench is needed going forward,” said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman. “Joe has worked for this franchise for eight seasons and he is a dedicated and hard-working coach. We...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche give Sacco a 2-year extension

The Colorado Avalanche gave coach Joe Sacco a two-year extension even in the wake of the team missing the postseason for a second straight season. The Avs were in the thick of the playoff chase until late in the season, but dropped six of their final seven games. Still, Colorado improved by 20 points from a season ago, when the team had the second-to-worst record in the NHL. In...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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