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Edmonton Oilers Name Craig Ramsay Assistant Coach

from Bruce McCurdy of the Edmonton Journal, This is welcome news on a couple of fronts. In Ramsay, the Oilers have added a respected voice, a man who has excelled as both a player and a coach. After a great career as a two-way forward with Buffalo Sabres — nearly Hall of Fame worthy, in the opinion of the writer — Ramsay has filled a variety of coaching roles with a variety...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Edmonton Oilers Could Use A Few Experienced Assistant Coaches

from David Staples of The Cult of Hockey, If Eakins fails to speak up now and bring in the necessary help, an experienced assistant or two like Cory Clouston, Craig Ramsay, Perry Pearn, Todd Nelson and/or Rob Daum, then he’s setting himself up for more of the same losing. He himself has paid his dues as a coach and was adept enough to identify what is wrong with his team:...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Oilers: Post-Olympic Strategy

Shaun Maddex Edmonton Oilers Writer During the Olympic break players tend to take some time and go home, go on vacations, basically just relax from the daily grind that is being an NHL player. But what do the coaches and general managers do? They likely take a one day break, and then start planning for the post-olympic break and how they are gonna attack the final stretch of the...
Via TopSportsReport
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The weekly NHL Index: 11-11-13

Biggest Story of the week Kevin Dineen led the Florida Panthers to the playoffs two seasons ago.  This week he was fired along with his assistant coaches Craig Ramsay and Gord Murphy.  Replacing Dineen is Peter Horachek, who coached the Panthers’ AHL affiliate.  John  Madden and Brian Skrudland will be the new assistants.  This wasn’t a shocking change by any means. ...
Via Bloguin Best
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The weekly NHL Index: 11-11-13

Biggest Story of the week Kevin Dineen led the Florida Panthers to the playoffs two seasons ago.  This week he was fired along with his assistant coaches Craig Ramsay and Gord Murphy.  Replacing Dineen is Peter Horachek, who coached the Panthers’ AHL affiliate.  John  Madden and Brian Skrudland will be the new assistants.  This wasn’t a shocking change by any means. ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Turris leads Senators past Panthers, 3-2

Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist to help the Ottawa Senators beat Florida 3-2 on Saturday, spoiling Peter Horachek's debut as the Panthers' coach. Horachek was promoted from the team's American Hockey League affiliate in San Antonio on Friday after the club fired Kevin Dineen and assistant coaches Gord Murphy and Craig Ramsay. The Panthers have lost eight in a row...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

New Panthers coach Horachek gets right to work

Peter Horachek got right to work in his new position as interim coach of the Florida Panthers. A busy weekend schedule left him little choice. With Florida in town to play the Ottawa Senators on Saturday afternoon, Horachek ran his first Panthers practice Friday at the University of Ottawa. Horachek was promoted from the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League by Florida...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers-Senators Preview

The Florida Panthers are already desperate to salvage their season. The Ottawa Senators might finally be kick-starting theirs into gear. After a coaching change made in hopes of ending a long losing streak, the Panthers attempt to regroup Saturday at Ottawa, where the Senators are beginning to resemble the playoff-caliber team many expected them to be. Ahead of only Buffalo in...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers fire Dineen and his assistants after slow start

The Florida Panthers on Friday fired coach Kevin Dineen and named Peter Horachek the club's new interim coach. Also fired were Dineen's assistant coaches, Gord Murphy and Craig Ramsay. Horachek had been coaching the Panthers' American Hockey League affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage. Director of player development Brian Skrudland and professional scout John Madden...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers fire coach Kevin Dineen, 2 assistants

Kevin Dineen has been fired as coach of the Florida Panthers. The team made the announcement Friday, one day after their losing streak reached seven with a 4-1 loss at Boston. Also fired were assistants Gord Murphy and Craig Ramsay. Peter Horachek is the Panthers' interim head coach. He has been the coach of the team's AHL affiliate in San Antonio. The Panthers have also...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers clean house.

Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today the head coach Kevin Dineen, assistant coach Gord Murphy and assistant coach Craig Ramsay have all been relieved of their coaching duties. Goalie coach Robb Tallas, video coach Jason Cipolla and strength and conditioning coach Craig Slaunwhite will remain on staff. “After 16 games it was...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Dineen Fired As Florida Panthers Coach

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that head coach Kevin Dineen, assistant coach Gord Murphy and assistant coach Craig Ramsay have been relieved of their coaching duties. Goalie coach Robb Tallas, video coach Jason Cipolla and strength and conditioning coach Craig Slaunwhite will remain on the staff. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tortorella Would “Change The Message” In Vancouver

from Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province, ... the prospect of Tortorella landing the Canucks job continues to polarize the local hockey populace, to say nothing of curious free agents. For all his bluster behind the bench and in front of microphones, Tortorella does have the ability to motivate, articulate and command such a level of respect that you either perform or you...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ Claude Noël may be the most underrated coach

He’s the bench boss in one of the smallest, but very viable hockey markets. His team wasn’t destined to success, and he received a roster assembled by previous ownership that shipped out great product like Ilya Kovalchuk, Pascal Dupuis, to name a few. Claude Noël appears to be nothing but positive for the Winnipeg Jets, turning the relocated Thrashers into playoff...
Via centericechat.com
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

G39 Oilers at Sabres

My goodness Gilbert Perreault was fun to watch. He could go end to end and deke the entire roster before potting a goal. He could score off the rush with his slapshot, he was a sublime passer and a stickhandling wizard. Buffalo began their franchise with "the franchise" and didn't stop there. This is the French Connection. L-R Rick Martin (they used to play up his name...
Via Lowetide
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes vs. Jets preview

It took some time for the Winnipeg Jets to get used to Claude Noel, but they're starting to feel more comfortable playing for their new coach. The Carolina Hurricanes hope to be following a similar path with Kirk Muller. The Jets look to set a season high with their fourth consecutive win Friday night when they host Carolina, coming off its first victory since Muller took over...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin Returns to Lineup As Bruins Look to Bounce Back Against Panthers at Home

BOSTON -- After suffering their first regulation loss in 16 games Tuesday in Winnipeg, the Bruins will look to begin a new win streak Thursday when the Florida Panthers visit the Garden. That won't be an easy task, as the Panthers are leading the Southeast Division and just one point behind the Bruins in the Eastern Conference standings. "It's going to be a tough game...
Via NESN.com
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Jets Preview

It took some time for the Winnipeg Jets to get used to Claude Noel, but they're starting to feel more comfortable playing for their new coach. The Carolina Hurricanes hope to be following a similar path with Kirk Muller. The Jets look to set a season high with their fourth consecutive win Friday night when they host Carolina, coming off its first victory since Muller took over...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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