Latest Jeff Blashill News

Red Wings aim for relevancy with moves in NHL free agency

Jul. 13, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman just kick-started the franchise's rebuild. Yzerman made some relatively bold moves when free agency opened Wednesday, generating a jolt of excitement for the once-proud franchise that it has not had since the former team captain was...

Former Red Wings coach Blashill joins Lightning as assistant

Jul. 12, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill is joining the Tampa Bay Lightning as an assistant. Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois announced the move Tuesday, selecting Blashill to replace Derek Lalonde on coach Jon Cooper’s staff. Lalonde was hired to...

Red Wings hire Lightning assistant Derek Lalonde as coach

Jun. 30, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have hired Derek Lalonde to coach their rebuilding team, hoping the two-time Stanley Cup-winning assistant can make all the right moves to make the franchise relevant again. Lalonde spent the past four years on Jon Cooper’s staff with the...