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Sabres coaching changes get underway

In order to confidently rebuild the Sabres, General Manager Tim Murray and coach Ted Nolan will want trusted advisers, guys they’ve known through their years in hockey. To bring in those people, they need to get rid of the holdovers they inherited. Nolan started the changes Wednesday. Assistant coaches Joe Sacco, Teppo Numminen, Jerry Forton and goalie coach Jim Corsi will not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres announce coaching changes

The Buffalo Sabres today announced several changes to the team’s coaching staff, effective immediately: Assistant coaches Joe Sacco and Jerry Forton have been offered reassignment within the organization’s hockey department; the contract of assistant coach Teppo Numminen will not be renewed; goaltending coach Jim Corsi will not return as part of the team’s staff next season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres Make Some Coaching Changes

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 16, 2014) --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced several changes to the team’s coaching staff, effective immediately: Assistant coaches Joe Sacco and Jerry Forton have been offered reassignment within the organization’s hockey department; the contract of assistant coach Teppo Numminen will not be renewed; goaltending coach Jim Corsi will not return as part...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rolston Adds Roque To Staff

Roque has worked as an assistant with Rolston in the past © CCHA New full-time Buffalo Sabres head coach isn’t wasting any time when it comes to filling out his staff. After deciding to keep Teppo Numminen on his staff and relieve James Patrick and Kevyn Adams of their coaching duties, Rolston has begun the process of adding new faces to his staff. The first new face is reportedly...
Via Queen City Sports
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Selanne still a painful reminder for Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. In the dog days of Teemu Selannes second NHL season, he turned to Winnipeg Jets teammate and fellow Finn, Teppo Numminen, with a concern. He said No way Im going to last here more than five years. Theres too many games! recalled Numminen, who had experienced the same shock five years earlier. I just laughed. "Twenty years later, it hasnt seemed to affect...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Selanne still a painful reminder for Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. In the dog days of Teemu Selannes second NHL season, he turned to Winnipeg Jets teammate and fellow Finn, Teppo Numminen, with a concern. He said No way Im going to last here more than five years. Theres too many games! recalled Numminen, who had experienced the same shock five years earlier. I just laughed. "Twenty years later, it hasnt seemed to affect...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

IIHF names 2013 Hall of Fame class

Sweden greats Peter Forsberg and Mats Sundin have been named to the International Ice Hockey Federation's Hall of Fame class for 2013. The IIHF says the former Olympic and world champions will be inducted in Stockholm in May when their home country hosts the world championship. Two Canadians will also be inducted: Paul Henderson, star of the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Eklund: Congratulations to 2013 IIHF Hall of Fame Inductees

Earlier today, the International Hockey Hall of Fame announced its class of 2013 inductees to the IIHF Hall of Fame in Switzerland. Unlike the "big" Hall in Toronto, the IIHF Hall specifically focuses on honorees' contributions to their country's national team and to international hockey as a whole. This year's selections are Sweden's Peter Forsberg...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

IIHF Hall Of Fame Class Of 2013

from IIHF.com, Brilliant performance under historic pressure as well as long-lasting excellence is recognized as the IIHF Hall of Fame inducts players Peter Forsberg, Danielle Goyette, Paul Henderson, Teppo Numminen, Mats Sundin and builder Jan-Åke Edvinsson. Broadcaster Gord Miller is awarded the Paul Loicq Award while the Soviet national team of 1954 won the Milestone...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Adam French: Top Centers of All-Time Coyotes/Jets

I just want to get this over with and make the final team so I can talk about KHL and European prospects. So I got a bit lazy and didn't write up little excerpts on each player. Team thus far Keith Tkachuk- -Teemu Selanne Bobby Hull- -Thomas Steen Ray Whitney- -Shane Doan Doug Smail- -Paul MacLean Randy Carlyle - Dave Babych Phil Housley - Teppo Numminen Keith...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Adam French: All-Time Coyotes/Jets Left Wingers

Thanks to all who voted for the Top Defensemen. The Top-Four were pretty unanimous and gives a nice blend of past and present I think. So far the team stands as Nikolai Khabibulin Ilya Bryzgalov Randy Carlyle - Dave Babych (Can't break up that pair) Phil Housley - Teppo Numminen Keith Yandle - Ed Jovanovski Fredrick Olausson Considering the coach will be Tippett...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Freiheit: Votes are in for Sabres top defensemen

The votes are in for Buffalo's top 6 defensemen. They are: #1 Phil Housely (85%) and #2 Brian Campbell (62%) #3 Tyler Myers (54%) and #4 Michael Ramsey (51%) #5 Alexei Zhitnik (47%) and #6 James Schoenfeld (41%) Larry Playfair was the next closest at 37%.There were a few names that people believed should have been added to the poll, including Teppo Numminen and Tim...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

GARTH: All The Young Dudes

Darcy Regier, Lindy Ruff, James Patrick, Teppo Numminen, Kevyn Sdams and the Sabres scouts look forward to days like today. The reaseasrch and due dilligence has been done. The drafting and player acquisition deals have been complete (for now). Now its time to sit back, in a controlled environment and to gauge the progress of all the young dudes that the Sabres have opted to add to their alrea...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Freiheit: A Look Back

Six years ago from tonight was one of the most heart-breaking losses in the playoffs for the Sabres that I can remember. A young, injury-depleted lineup had a chance to go the Stanley Cup Finals, but ended up falling to Carolina in game 7. Jochen Hecht's ugly goal gave the Sabres a one goal lead after two periods. Jay McKee, Henrik Tallinder, Teppo Numminen and Dmitri Kalinin...
Via HockeyBuzz
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

To beat Hawks, Coyotes must overcome history

Fans tend to hold onto the past like painful memories in their family history. Ask any Cubs fan and he or she can recite the events of 1969, 1984, 1989 and 2003 in depressing detail. Media tend to hold onto the past because it makes for good storylines. Late Saturday night, reporters were noting all the eerie similarities between this Coyotes-Blackhawks series and the Coyotes first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

After 33 years, Coyotes finally get their title

The 33rd time was the charm. Following three-plus decades of also-ran finishes, the Phoenix Coyotes are finally sipping the champagne that eluded such franchise greats as Dale Hawerchuk, Teemu Selanne, Keith Tkachuk, Jeremy Roenick, Teppo Numminen, Nikolai Khabibulin and Sean Burke. The vintage? A 2011-12 division title. Gone are those bitter memories of Game 7 losses to Anaheim...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

GARTH: Tangled In The Web

6:30pm EDT: Miller and Scrivens lead their respective squads onto the ice fo rwarm-ups. Nathan Gerbe and Mike Weber are on the ice taking the skate while Kevyn Adams, James Patrick, and Teppo Numminen look on. Each are expected to play tonight. ****
Via HockeyBuzz
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

This Day In Hockey History (2/17)

We have a moment today on "This Day" that truly just has a really cool nickname attached to it.  Hey, it could be worse right?  When you get down to these moments, the lowest common denominator is that this gem truly just sounds elegant in a way.  Today we say hello to "The Tabby Cat" and a very first special moment in the NHL.  Here is the video and then...
Via The Hockey Program
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

GARTH: Hard Hockey

Lindy Ruff was not on the ice this morning for the skate, nor will he be on the bench for tonight's Bruins game. James Patrick will coach the game tonight and will run the forward trios, while Kevyn Adams will run the D door. Teppo Numminen will move from the Sabres coaches suite down to the bench. Lindy Ruff has two options: watch the game on TV from his office, or, watch...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

GARTH: Beary Your Chances

Updated 8:20 am: Lindy Ruff, James Patrick, Kevyn Adams and Teppo Numminen will run their squad through another strenuous practice this morning to lock and load the game plan for Boston. The forwards have missed several second chance opportunities in the recent home losses to New Jersey and Phoenix. Ruff and Adams are drilling their forwards to follow the first shot and...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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