The Ice Report: Therrien/NJD Update: Sharp staying put

The Latest Coaching Buzz Two coaching vacancys have been occupied in a matter of 24 hours as Guy Boucher declined an offer to become the Columbus Blue Jackets’ coach, which was first reported by Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch. The reason for turning down the Blue Jackets’ offer became clear hours later as reports

Blackhawks, Penguins take similar paths; opposite philosophies

By Paul Ladewski Chicago – The reassignment of former Blackhawks general manager Dale Tallon came as no surprise to those that had monitored the situation closely. As far back as the final months of the 2008-09 campaign, there were signs that the organization had begun to groom assistant general manager Stan Bowman for the position.