Monday, June 13, 2016
Blues were considering bringing ex-Wild head coach Mike Yeo on board to work on Ken Hitchcock’s staff — with the long-range plan of having Yeo take over when Hitch steps down after next season. Well, that report is now official. From the Blues: St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the Blues have named Mike Yeo Associate Coach. In addition, Armstrong announced that Yeo will be named Head Coach to begin the 2017-18 season and his contract will run through the 2019-20 season. Of course Hitch was not good enough to stay on as coach for the Jackets ,,who fired him and he has taking his team every year to the playoffs since then ,,Jackets are the worst run team in the NHL and thats fact based..
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Based on the report, Hartnell’s no-move clause won’t be a hurdle when it comes to shipping him to a new team. His contract, which lasts through 2018-19 and carries an average cap hit of $4.75 million, and his age will be the biggest obstacles to clear when it comes to trade negotiations.