PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Tom Kuhnhackl's dad is a legitimate German hockey legend, but that's not why the Pittsburgh Penguins winger chose hockey in a country where most opt for soccer.
Or, at least, that's not entirely why.
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The Ottawa Senators have begun interviewing candidates for their vacant head coaching position, and among those interviewed is former Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo.
Senators general manager Pierre Dorion met with the 42-year-old over the weekend, TSN's Darren Dreger reports. Yeo was fired in February after the Wild lost 13 of 14 games, and was replaced by John Torchetti.
Over five seasons with Minnesota, Yeo led the Wild to three consecutive postseason berths from 2013-2015, only to be eliminated by the Chicago Blackhawks in all three playoff appearances.
On Monday, Luke Richardson - who had coached the Senators' AHL affiliate for the past four seasons - left the organization after Dorion told him he was not on their list of potential coaching candidates.
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As fans began littering the ice with commemorative bracelets, Nolan warned the Wells Fargo Center crowd to stop, by pleading:
"Hold those wristbands in your hands, show some class. This is Philly, not somewhere else in the NHL."
Eventually, the Flyers were given a delay of game penalty due to their fans' efforts, and Nolan couldn't help but voice his displeasure with the crowd as he announced the penalty, giving a sarcastic "Way to go!"
The veteran netminder signed a three-year contract with Switzerland National A outfit EHC Biel, ending his nine-year professional run in North America before testing the unrestricted free-agent market this summer.
Hiller had an ugly final NHL season, stopping pucks at an .879 clip and winning 11 times in 26 appearances for the lottery-bound Calgary Flames. But the 34-year-old did string together some quality seasons over the course of a seven-year run with the Anaheim Ducks, winning 162 times in 307 starts before signing with Calgary in 2014.
He began his professional career in the Swiss league with HC Davos in 2001, spending five seasons there.
Check out today’s collection of notable NHL playoff game recaps and news. NHL Playoff Game Recaps THE WASHINGTON POST: The Washington Capitals humiliated the Philadelphia Flyers with a lopsided 6-1 victory in Game Three of their best-of-seven opening-round series. It was the first home game for the Flyers since team founder Ed Snider passed away […]
The 23-year-old scored the overtime-winner just 3:47 into the extra period Monday. Pearson collected the puck at the Sharks' blue line and walked in, snapping a shot five-hole on San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones to give the Kings a 2-1 victory in Game 3 and cut the Sharks' series lead to 2-1.
The win guarantees the Kings will have a chance at redemption at home in Game 5 after dropping Games 1 and 2 at Staples Center.
The Kings will have the chance to even the series Wednesday.