The St. Louis Blues continued to assemble the coaching staff for Mike Yeo on Wednesday when they announced the hiring of former NHL defenseman Darryl Sydor. Sydor previously served as an assistant on Yeo’s staff for several years when he was the head coach of the Minnesota Wild. Before joining the Blues, Sydor was an assistant coach for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves this past season.
NHL players are no different, except they often have salaries much lower than their counterparts in other major professional sports. For example, only three NHL players have signed a $100 million contract — something that is pretty standard in the NBA, NFL, and MLB. Here, we look at the 25 most expensive NHL contracts (currently active ) , whether the players make the highest salary on his own team or not.
Enjoy a time-lapse of the final game at Joe Louis Arena, from the pregame to the postgame celebration. The Red Wings beat the Devils, 4-1, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Video by Mandi Wright, DFP. As the games get bigger, the prospects who stand out are strengthening their auditions in front of Detroit Red Wings management. The Grand Rapids Griffins take a 2-1 series lead into Friday’s Game 4 against the San Jose Barracuda in the Calder Cup Western Conference final. The Griffins scored twice in the last four minutes Wednesday to pull away with a 4-2 victory. Wings goaltending prospect Jared Coreau continued a strong playoff run with a 31-save performance; Coreau is 9-2 with a .917 save percentage and