"If we feel like we possess the puck for 60% of the game we're going to win at least 80 percent of our games."
I had to get that out of my system early. Apologies. The Dallas Stars time-consuming exhaustive search for the successor to Ken Hitchcock is finally over...after less than three weeks. Jim Montgomery will be leaving the University of Denver to fill the Stars head coaching vacancy with an official announcement and press conference on Friday. … Continue reading 5/3/18 – Dallas Stars Go Full Monty
Evaluating performance based on the outcome of one game is silly.
Jim Montgomery and Sheldon Keefe give the Dallas Stars two very high quality candidates for their coaching opening. Neither one has any NHL coaching experience though, unlike our candidate today. Meet Bill Peters, who is as of this moment the coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. He has until Friday to opt out of his contract. … Continue reading 4/20/2018 – Former San Antonio Iguana Bill Peters
Sheldon Keefe is the wildly successful 37 year old coach of the Toronto Marlies and formerly the Soo Greyhounds. In 500 games as a coach at the AHL and OHL levels Keefe has only lost 121 games outright. Keefe is one of several coaches that we'll look at who are getting labeled as "analytics guys". … Continue reading 4/16/18 – Candidate Sheldon Keefe
Apparently the net is going to be cast wide for a replacement for Ken Hitchcock. At this point just about anyone with a viable claim to an NHL job has been mentioned as a candidate. It's going to be overwhelming for anyone trying to reasonably get a handle on where the Dallas Stars might go. … Continue reading 4/15/18 – Candidate Jim Montgomery