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SJHN Daily: Madden, MacLean Find New Homes

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A trio of last season’s San Jose Sharks coaches have quickly found positions with other NHL teams following rather unceremonious firings on Jul. 1. This comes following early suspicions that their late dismissal would make it more challenging for each of them to find new roles for the upcoming season — not so!

Former Sharks head coach Bob Boughner is joining the Detroit Red Wings, the organization that drafted him in 1989, as an associate coach.

Red Wings Add Boughner, Westlund to Coaching Staff

Meanwhile, former San Jose Sharks assistant coaches John Madden and John MacLean have found places with the Arizona Coyotes (Madden) and the New York Islanders. Before officially being announced to be joining the Islanders Thursday morning, MacLean already had a connection to the Islanders as his son Kyle has spent the last two seasons playing for the team’s AHL affiliate in Bridgeport.

Brian Wiseman No Longer Joining Coaching Staff, John MacLean Comes Aboard

Video coach Dan Darrow is the only Sharks coach fired on Jul. 1 still looking for work.

AT SAN JOSE HOCKEY NOW…

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Thoughts About Grier’s Direction for Sharks, Quinn’s Presser

Will Sharks See Tkachuk As Model for Meier Contract…or Trade?

IN OTHER SHARKS NEWS…

Corey Masisak showcases San Jose Sharks prospect Ethan Cardwell’s podcast with Ethan Raskin. (The Athletic)

Some thoughts and a look at the San Jose Sharks’ moves this summer. (The Hockey News)

Expectations and the strengths of Sharks first-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft Filip Bystedt. (NHL)

20 Draft picks that didn’t work out so well for the San Jose Sharks. (The Hockey Writers)

AROUND THE NHL…

Adidas won’t be returning as the NHL’s jersey manufacturer after the 2023-24 season. (ESPN)

The Ottawa Senators sign forward Mathieu Joseph to a four-year extension. (Sportsnet)

The Living Sisu Hockey League is a fun summer league that has expanded to include women’s hockey and the stars are coming out. (The Hockey News)

A lot of movement on NHL rosters means a lot of movement in Stanley Cup odds, what’s changed? (The Athletic)

Danton Heinen returns to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and it’s promising:

Molinari: Don’t Underestimate Impact of Heinen’s Return

The Boston Bruins announce their rookie camp tournament schedule:

Boston Bruins Announce Schedule For Rookie Camp Tourney

Cale Makar just keeps looking better for the Colorado Avalanche:

Cale Makar Was Even Better Than We Thought In The Playoffs

Some parting words from Jonathan Huberdeau to Florida Panthers fans:

Jonathan Huberdeau says goodbye to Florida Panthers fans

A pyramid look at the Vegas Golden Knights prospects pool:

2022-23 Vegas Golden Knights Prospect Pyramid

Three New York Islanders prospects set to play for Finland at the World Juniors:

Aatu Räty, 2 Other Islanders Prospects Representing Finland in Upcoming WJC

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin responds to low ranking on a recently published ranking of the top-100 NHL players:

Ovechkin Responds To Low Ranking On Top-100 List, Discusses Russia

Another former Sharks coach is on the move as Rocky Thompson joins the bench as an assistant coach:

Flyers Add Asst. Who Didn’t Coach Last Season Due to COVID Protocol

Forward JT Miller and the Vancouver Canucks are reportedly not close to a deal:

Canucks Jim Rutherford on JT Miller: ‘We’re A Long Ways Apart’

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Bobby Ryan thankful for the support from the hockey community following sobriety relapse:

Former Red Wings Forward Ryan Apologetic, Appreciative of Support

The Calgary Flames picked up a prospect in the Matthew Tkachuk trade, who is Cole Schwindt?

What Stars are Saying About the ‘Other Guy’ in Tkachuk Trade

The Montreal Canadiens hire a bit of a surprise assistant coach in Stéphane Robidas:

Canadiens Fill The Role Of Assistant Coach With Out-Of-The-Box Hire

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Detroit Red Wings are going to shock the hockey world this coming season. I’m glad all the coaches have found homes. It really has worked out better for all of them. Never should have fired the video coach though as Dan is one of the best. Oh well. Gives another a chance. I hope not someone in the Sharks media dept as they can’t figure out how to put wireless mics on the sports writers so we can hear the questions. All that money and couldn’t even set up a couple of standing mics 🤦‍♀️

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