Bob Boughner

24 May 19
Arcynewsy

It is a done deal. Dave Tippett is the new Head Coach of the Edmonton Oilers. Thursday in Vancouver between Tippett and new Oilers General Manager Ken Holland. $ 4m / year, especially considering that Ralph Krueger is getting close to that in the NHL Head Coaching experience. It's unclear what kind of term we […]

24 May 19
Edmonton Journal

It is a done deal. Dave Tippett is the new Head Coach of the Edmonton Oilers. A deal was arrived at Thursday in Vancouver between Tippett and new Oilers General Manager Ken Holland. It is thought to be worth somewhere in the neighborhood of $4m/year, especially considering that Ralph Krueger is getting close to that […]

24 May 19
Windsor Star

Nothing brought the 2009 Memorial Cup champion Windsor Spitfires together like the team’s third title in 2017. “We’ve got a bit of a group chat going,” former Spitfires goaltender Andrew Engelage said. “That happened when we were back for the reunion game in 2017. We didn’t have that before and it gets fired up every […]

24 May 19
Windsor Star

The concussion symptoms had lingered for nearly a year when D.J. Smith finally decided to end an eight-year pro career at the age of 27 in December of 2004. Smith, who spent three seasons playing defence for his hometown Windsor Spitfires before going pro, wasn’t on the sidelines long when then Spitfires head coach Dave […]

24 May 19
Windsor Star

As one former Windsor Spitfire exited the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, another walked through the door. Hours after D.J. Smith left the Maple Leafs after four seasons to become head coach of the Ottawa Senators, Toronto hired Paul McFarland as an assistant coach for head coach Mike Babcock’s staff. “Paul’s a great coach,” said […]

23 May 19
Arcynewsy

Photo: NHLI via Getty Images The former Leafs coach, DJ Smith, was hired as a new head coach in Ottawa, the senators' organization announced Thursday morning. Pierre Dorion, according to the press release: "D.J is a great communicator and an exceptional strategist, his passionate approach, combined with his ability to teach the game, is exactly […]

23 May 19
Global News

The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired former Florida Panthers assistant coach Paul McFarland for the same role on head coach Mike Babcock’s staff.

23 May 19
National Post

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired former Florida Panthers assistant coach Paul McFarland for the same role on head coach Mike Babcock’s staff. McFarland replaces D.J. Smith, who was named head coach of the Ottawa Senators on Thursday. The Leafs also announced assistant coach Jim Hiller has been granted permission to explore opportunities […]

24 May 19
Toronto Sun

Mike Babcock and Sheldon Keefe do excellent work in their respective kitchens. But putting them on the same bench right now would ruin the Kyle Dubas cookbook and might leave the Maple Leafs in need of ordering something in. An opening for Marlies coach Keefe at the NHL level presented itself Thursday morning when the […]

22 May 19
The Sports Daily

It was a busy day in Edmonton on Tuesday, as the club parted ways with VP of Player Personnel Duane Sutter and Media Relations Director JJ Hebert. Shortly after, the club rewarded AHL signing Logan Day with an NHL contract after a strong rookie year, capping the day off with a feel good story. Since […]

18 May 19
The Puck Under the Sun

This offseason, the Florida Panthers have several UFAs and RFAs. Let’s take a look at each one and if we should bring them back UFAs Retiring Derek Mackenzie- The 37 year old center only played 2 minutes of ice time this year due to  a knee injury and will be retiring. Mackenzie is rumored to be […]

17 May 19
The Sports Daily

One name that has consistently been connected to the Edmonton Oilers is that of DJ Smith. The longtime OHL coach made the jump to the NHL in 2015-16 when Mike Babcock took over the Toronto bench, and has been a mainstay on the staff ever since. During Smith’s time in Toronto, the Leafs have emerged […]

16 May 19
The Sports Daily

Bob Boughner rose to fame among fans of the Edmonton Oilers during the 2009-10 season when he was the head coach of the OHL’s Windsor Spitfires. There, Boughner lead a team that featured Taylor Hall, the man many expected the Oil to select first overall in June’s draft. The Oilers did select Hall, but not […]

14 May 19
The Sports Daily

A week after being named the next President of Hockey Operations and General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers, it is time for Ken Holland to truly get to work. The expectation around the hockey world is that Holland’s search for the next head coach of the Edmonton Oilers will ramp up as early as today. […]

13 May 19
The Sports Daily

Ken Holland is the new President of Hockey Operations and General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers. Now that the shine from the initial hire has worn off, it is time to get to work. Between now and the start of training camp, Holland must find a new head coach and likely an entire coaching staff. […]

10 May 19
Edmonton Journal

This in from Hockey Night in Canada’s Elliotte Friedman, his latest on Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland’s search for a new coach, with Friedman telling Sportsnet 960 in Calgary that Dave Tippett is a serious candidate for head coaching jobs in Edmonton and Buffalo. “I’ve reported and heard that Dave Tippett was a very high […]

08 May 19
News Archives Uk

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP Virginia meets Texas Tech for college basketball crown MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Virginia Cavaliers and the Texas Tech Red Raiders are meeting tonight at the NCAA Tournament Championship game in Minneapolis. Each of them wins his first national title, backed by die-hard defenders who are among the best in the nation. Neither program […]