Button wants coach with fresh ideas
CALGARY (CP) - Roger Neilson may not be in Calgary's plans after all. It appears new Flames GM Craig Button wants to hire a younge head coach with modern ideas.
And you may not have to look any further than Button's former team. Dallas' Doug Jarvis and Rick Wilson have learned under the tutelage of Stars head coach Ken Hitchcock.
Button also admires Detroit legend Scotty Bowman, which means his highly respected assistants Dave Lewis and Barry Smith will be in the running.
"I think that the coach I have in my mind is a guy like Ken Hitchcock," Button told the Calgary Sun. "It's not so much how his team plays on the ice, but what he allows his players to do.(more...)
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