REPORT: Steve Yzerman makes first coaching staff cut as Detroit Red Wings’ GM

According to reports, Steve Yzerman has made his first coaching staff cut since taking over as Detroit Red Wings general manager. Embed from Getty Images Frank Seravalli is reporting that the Red Wings have decided not to renew the contract of assistant coach Pat Ferschweiler, who had spent the last four seasons on the bench … 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

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

3 options the Red Wings have for assistant coaching vacancies

The Red Wings have two assistant coaching vacancies to fill before the start of the 2016-17 Season. Tony Granato accepted the head coaching position at the University of Wisconsin, while Pat Ferschweiler was reassigned to Detroit’s press box. The good news is the Red Wings have several options to replace them. GM Ken Holland and … Read more

Red Wings’ coaching staff sees a big shake-up, more changes to come

After losing assistant coach Tony Granato to the University of Wisconsin, news came out today that there will be a few other changes to the coaching staff as well. Pat Ferschweiler, who was Jeff Blashill’s other assistant this season, will not return behind the bench this season. He has been assigned to work from the … Read more

Red Wings announce new assistant coaches

The Detroit Red Wings announced today that Jeff Blashill’s assistants on the bench will be Tony Granato and Pat Ferschweiler. Chris Chelios will help out with the defense and Jim Bedard returns as the goalie coach. Dave Noel-Bernier has also been hired as the video coach. Ferschweiler, 45,  was Blashill’s assistant coach last season and was a … Read more