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No teams called Tortorella about coaching vacancies

John Tortorella admitted to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman that no NHL teams called him last summer regarding coaching vacancies. In Friedman’s latest must-read 30 Thoughts column, Tortorella, who’s set to coach team USA at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, “threw cold water” on the idea he took the role as an attempt to get back in the NHL. Tortorella said the job was simply...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Bissonnette doesn’t see the value in advanced stats

During a mailbag for the Players’ Tribune, Manchester Monarchs forward Paul Bissonnette made it perfectly clear where he stands on analytics, and their usefulness in the NHL when asked about the topic. The enforcer doesn’t seem to think they’re useful. “So now you have all these bottom-feeder teams handing over boatloads of money and influence to analytics guys, and I don’t...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues release Paul Bissonnette from tryout

Paul Bissonnette has been released from his tryout with the Blues. During his brief time with St. Louis, Biz didn’t make a strong enough of an impression to land a permanent spot with the team. He’s also dealing with a pulled groin, but his ailment didn’t factor in the decision. Bissonnette confirms he has been released from his tryout. More later. — Jeremy Rutherford (...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bissonnette's crazy ice bucket challenge cost him only $175?

Everything about Paul Bissonnette’s Ice Bucket Challenge looked expensive, but it turns out the free agent knows how to snag an impressive bargain. Bissonnette, who was challenged by former Phoenix Coyotes teammate Keith Yandle, took the challenge to raise awareness and funds for ALS to another level as he incorporated a helicopter, glacier water and an entire crew to capture the...
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Bissonnette dons Speedo, uses helicopter for Ice Bucket Challenge (video)

It shouldn’t be all that surprising that a person who goes by the nickname BizNasty — a longtime favorite of SoB — would take the Ice Bucket Challenge that has been all over the place of late to a ridiculously absurd level. Bissonnette currently is a free agent, so he has a lot of time […] The post Paul Bissonnette dons Speedo, uses helicopter for Ice Bucket Challenge (video...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Bissonnette uses helicopter for Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve seen some pretty impressive Ice Bucket Challenges over the last few weeks, as professional athletes have employed Zambonis, Gatorade coolers and more to do their part in raising awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. If those were “impressive,” we have no idea what to call what Paul Bissonnette just did. The current free agent was recently challenged...
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Blackhawks Expressed Interest In Interesting Free Agent

According to a report from The Fourth Period Magazine the Chicago Blackhawks showed interest in free agent Paul Bissonnette or Biz Nasty 2 point 0. Bissonnette is a unique character and is a very entertaining follow on twitter. Biz’s 554,000 twitter followers usually get to read all about the “plugs” fast paced and free wheeling life style. As for on the ice Bissonnette is...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Apparently “five to six” teams are interested in Paul Bissonnette

The market for Paul Bissonnette may be a bit more active than you might think. According to a report seen in the Washington Post, “five to six” teams are currently interested in the free agent. Biz has spent the last five seasons with the Coyotes and is apparently weighing his options before committing to a new team. Here’s what Biz’s agent said about the situation: “Right...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bissonnette exits Valley with class, many fans

Paul Bissonnette didn't know it at the end of the 2013-14 season when he met with general manager Don Maloney and coach Dave Tippett. He knows it now.  Bissonnette won't be with the Arizona Coyotes next season. "It sucks," the Coyotes' fan favorite said Tuesday. "It's really sad because I had a blast there for five years. I met a lot of awesome people -- got really close with the...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes Winger Paul Bissonnette Rips Mike Milbury: ‘Guy’s A Zero’

Phoenix Coyote Paul Bissonnette might be more well known for his Twitter posts than his rather limited time on the ice. Bissonnette’s latest charade on social media came when he issued the below statement on former Bruins defenseman and current broadcaster Mike Milbury. Knowing Mike Milbury has a job talking hockey makes me feel good about life after I'm done playing. Guy's a zero...
March 31, 2014  |  1 Comment

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