John Stevens has added a familiar face to his coaching staff. On Thursday, the L.A. Kings announced the hiring of Don Nachbaur as an assistant coach. Nachbaur has spent the last seven seasons as bench boss of the WHL’s Spokane Chiefs.
The National Hockey Leagues’s championship trophy, The Stanley Cup, currently held by the Chicago Blackhawks, is displayed at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2016, during a luncheon reception hosted by Secretary of State John Kerry in honor the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The NHL’s 2016-17 campaign ended only 11 days ago but it’s never too early to talk about next season. One day after the league released the home openers for all 31 teams, the full 2017-18 schedule is out with the regular season beginning Oct. 4 and ending on April 7.
Sometimes in sports and in life the right things happen.The Flyers made sure of that today. They welcomed Mark Smith, a young man with intellectual disabilities, who was brutally attacked in late May. It's a day he will never forget. The smile on his face was priceless. In a sport filled with wins and losses today was a win-win. Smith plans are giving the goodies he got from the Flyers to children to make them just as happy as he was today. Smith and his caregiver Pam Pendleton spoke with FOX 29 earlier this week. "I didn't like what happened to him and I just wish that there was something I could have done to help. But my main thing right now is to make sure he is happy and he continues to live