NHL Odds & Pick for Canadiens vs. Jets: A change in Net Should Benefit Habs
The “coaching carousel” is one of the more appropriate cliche terms used in the NHL. In no sport are head coaches more expendable than in hockey.
Given the nature of the sport — a 60-minute series of high-speed physical battles — coaches are often fired for the sole purpose of sparking the motivation needed for players to willfully dive in front of a super-sized rubber bullet, or to take a face full of plexiglass in order to advance that rubber puck into the next zone with no promises of a goal as the result.