Getting to know John Torchetti

The Red Wings filled the second half of their assistant coach vacancy Thursday with the hiring of John Torchetti. He joins a re-tooled Detroit coaching staff that now includes former Bruins assistant Doug Houda and former Grand Rapids goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. A native of Boston, Torchetti played prep school hockey at New Preparatory School … Read more

Red Wings announce hiring of new assistant coach

Since announcing that their assistant coaching staff would look different next season, the Detroit Red Wings have been staying busy revamping the staff. Today, it has been announced that the team has hired their final assistant coach. UPDATE: #RedWings EVP & GM Ken Holland announced today that the team has hired John Torchetti as an assistant … Read more

Getting to know Jeff Salajko, the Red Wings’ new goaltending coach

The Detroit Red Wings have promoted Jeff Salajko from his position in Grand Rapids to be the full-time goaltending coach in Detroit. This will be his first season as the crease boss of the Red Wings, who had relied on Jim Bedard for nearly two decades before electing to part ways this summer. While fans will … Read more

Red Wings expected to interview Todd Richards

The Detroit Red Wings have already filled one half of their two assistant coaching vacancies with the hiring of former Bruins assistant and former Detroit draft pick Doug Houda. They have a good idea on who they’d like to hire to fill the second opening on Jeff Blashill’s staff – former NHL head bench boss … Read more

Detroit Red Wings hire Jeff Salajko as goaltending coach

On Tuesday, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland announced that they have hired Jeff Salajko of the Grand Rapids Griffins to be their goaltending coach. UPDATE: #RedWings EVP and GM Ken Holland announced today that the team has hired Jeff Salajko as goaltending coach. — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) May 17, 2016 The … Read more