Connect with us

San Jose Sharks

Trent Yawney could become assistant coach in San Jose

From the San Jose Mercury News:

One name reportedly receiving strong consideration is Trent Yawney, a former NHL defenseman with ties to both McLellan and Doug Wilson, as well as previous experience as an NHL head coach. Yawney, 42, was McLellan’s teammate for two seasons with the Saskatoon Blades in the mid-1980s; later, Yawney played alongside Wilson with the Chicago Blackhawks and coached that team in 2005-07.

Read the entire article here.

I think this would be a solid hire. It think it is a good idea to have someone with NHL head coaching experience on a staff with a rookie NHL coach.