The Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday fired coach Mike Johnston, replacing him with Mike Sullivan. Johnston was in his second season coaching the Penguins, with a 58-37-15 record. They are 15-10-3 this season after a 3-2 shootout loss at home to the Los Angeles Kings on Friday, and sit fifth in the Metropolitan Division. ...more
John Tortorella was named the new coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday after the club fired Todd Richards. The Blue Jackets are 0-7-0 after losing 4-0 at home to the New York Islanders on Tuesday. Tortorella, 57, signed a three-year contract. He leads American-born coaches with 446 wins and is set to coach Team USA at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. ...more
San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson and Head Coach Peter DeBoer announced that Steve Spott will serve as the second assistant coach on DeBoer's staff. Spott most recently spent the 2014-15 season as an assistant coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs....more
Introducing the new official NHL App, available for iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets. A host of new features and improved functionality are available across all platforms, including a redesigned league-wide scoreboard, expanded news coverage, searchable video highlights, individual team experiences* and more. The new NHL App on your tablet also introduces new offerings such as 60fps video, Multitasking** and Picture-in-Picture.
*Available only for smartphones
** Available only for suported iPads