John Tortorella became the 17th Head Coach in club history when he was named to the position June 25, 2013. Tortorella is a Boston, Massachusetts native with a 13-year NHL head coaching career between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning. He has posted a record of 410-340-37-67 in 854 NHL regular season games coached, reached the playoffs on eight occasions, won the Stanley Cup in 2003-04 and was recognized with the Jack Adams Award as NHL Coach of the year, following the 2003-04 season. ...more
Glen Gulutzan was confirmed by coach John Tortorella as an assistant coach for the Vancouver Canucks on July 24, 2013. Prior to his position with Vancouver, Gulutzan was named as the 21st head coach in Stars franchise history on June 17, 2011. It was Gulutzan’s first head coaching job in the National Hockey League, though he was no stranger to the professional ranks and the Stars organization. ...more
Mike Sullivan was confirmed by coach John Tortorella as assistant coach for the Vancouver Canucks on July 24, 2013. Prior to joining the Canucks, Sullivan was an assistant on Tortorella's staff with the New York Rangers and, before that, was again an assistant for Tortorella with the Tampa Bay Lightning. ...more
Born in Moncton, New Brunswick on June 28, 1960, Roland Melanson was hired as a full-time goaltending coach on June 22, 2010 after spending more than a decade as an Assistant Coach with the Montreal Canadiens. His duties also include the supervision and the development of all goaltenders in the organization. His dedication and work ethic has earned him an excellent reputation throughout the NHL, having overseen the development of such stars as Jose Theodore, Jocelyn Thibault, Jaroslav Halak, Cristobal Huet and Carey Price. ...more
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I wasn't even born back then [in 1989], so I didn't really know that.