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Todd McLellan's new assistants excel in areas Edmonton needs to improve

7 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

EDMONTON - Any National Hockey League coaching staff that adds assistants with the pedigrees of Trent Yawney, Glen Gulutzan and Emanuel Viveiros is going to be strong. Given the mix of experience behind Todd McLellan, and Vivieros' status as a hot, new up-and-comer, if the head coach can't win with that staff...
The elephant in the room, of course, is that the failure of the Edmonton Oilers in 2017-18 can't be laid at the feet of three assistant coaches.
Can it?
“Well, there are a number of areas we looked at, and I'm not saying we're finished either,” said Oilers general manager Peter...
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Tubby Smith hires son GG as assistant coach at High Point

Tubby Smith hires son GG as assistant coach at High Point

7 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

HIGH POINT, N.C. New High Point coach Tubby Smith has hired his son G.G. as his associate head coach.
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Former Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan joins Oilers as an assistant

Former Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan joins Oilers as an assistant

7 monthes ago   |   By CBC

​Former Calgary Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan is joining the Edmonton Oilers' staff as an assistant coach. The Oilers announced that Trent Yawney and Manny Viveiros have also been hired as assistant coaches under head coach Todd McLellan.
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Oilers hire Glen Gulutzan, Trent Yawney as assistant coaches

7 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

The Edmonton Oilers have added to their coaching staff by hiring Glen Gulutzan, Trent Yawney, and Manny Viveiros as assistant coaches, the team announced Friday. Gulutzan spent the last two seasons as the head coach of the Calgary Flames , leading them to a playoff berth in 2016-17. He previously worked as an assistant with the Vancouver Canucks for three years, and was head coach of the Dallas Stars for two seasons, missing the playoffs in both years. Yawney played 593 NHL games as a defenseman with the Chicago Blackhawks , Flames, and St. Louis Blues. He became head coach of the...
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