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TODD RICHARDS RUMORS

With success, Jackets add stability by extending Richards

During the 2013-14 season, eight of the 30 teams in the NHL made a change at the head coaching position. The Columbus Blue Jackets are thankful not to be one of them. Tuesday, the organization announced a two-year extension for head coach Todd Richards -- one that General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen called well-deserved and earned. "We're fortunate right now that we're...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Head Coach Todd Richards Inks Two-year Extension

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed head coach Todd Richards to a two-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. The 47-year-old Richards, formerly head coach of the Minnesota Wild, has led Columbus to an 85-70-16 record, including a franchise-best mark of 43-32-7 in 2013-14. The Jackets qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second time and...
Via NESN.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets extend head coach Todd Richards

Head coach Todd Richards will be sticking around for more after leading the Blue Jackets to their most successful season in franchise history. The Blue Jackets announced Tuesday that the team has signed Richards to a two-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. "Todd has done an outstanding job for the Columbus Blue Jackets and we're pleased that he will continue...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Richards praises fans' impact on CBJ's epic Game 4 comeback

Was it worth the wait? Only an original, or at least a long-time Columbus Blue Jackets fan, can answer that question accurately. But there is one thing on which all who witnessed the Columbus comeback win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Wednesday night's Game 4 can agree: When the Blue Jackets decided to win the first playoff game in franchise history, they did it in absolute...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Richards says Jackets weren't 'emotionally into game' in 6-1 loss

Playing the defending Stanley Cup Champions should be an occasion where a team rises to the challenge. This close to the end of the season and in the midst of a tight battle for a playoff position, intensity and hard work get ramped up. Contenders rise as the rest begin to fall by the wayside. As the saying goes, it's time to separate the wheat from the chaff. Being down 5-1...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

One on one with Todd Richards - part three

This is the final segment of our three part series with Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards. With the specter of last seasons lockout firmly in the rear-view mirror, the NHL is gearing up for a full season with another break in February of 2014 along the Black Sea coast for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With a few players from the Blue Jackets being asked to play...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

A discussion with Todd Richards, part one

This is the first segment of a three-part interview with Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards. Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards is an affable guy. It shows through on rare occasions throughout the season. But, when the off-season arrives, he wears an ever-present smile with a kind word for every fan he comes in contact with. I recently was able to chat with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Glen Miller: Jackets Best Bet Might Be To Hang Onto Richards........Again

When John Davidson made the decision to terminate Scott Howson and to replace him with Jarmo Kekalainen as the club’s general manager I figured it was a virtual inevitability that head coach Todd Richards would follow Howson out the door. After all most new GM’s rarely keep the coach they inherited for long and for obvious reasons prefer to hire their own guy regardless...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Richards to stay on as Jackets head coach

Columbus Blue Jackets press release: COLUMBUS, OHIO Todd Richards has been named head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets, the National Hockey League club announced today. Richards, who served as the clubs interim head coach over the final 41 games of the 2011-12 season, has agreed to a two-year contract through the 2013-14 season.The Blue Jackets will hold a press conference with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Can Richards keep Blue Jackets' attention?

It's a sad state of affairs in Columbus. The Blue Jackets' season was pretty much over at the All-Star break, and interim coach Todd Richards already was worried about keeping the players engaged and interested. "What I'm interested in seeing is if we are going to show up," Blue Jackets interim coach Todd Richards said before Tuesday's game vs. Tampa Bay...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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