NHL Notebook: Hitchcock Coaches 1,000th Game

Congrats to Coach Hitchcock!:

Glen Sather won four Stanley Cups as a head coach of the Edmonton Oilers.

Ken Hitchcock won one Stanley Cup as head coach of the Dallas Stars.

Ahh, but Hitch achieved something “Slats” didn’t.

Hitchcock coached his 1,000th NHL game this week when his Columbus Blue Jackets faced Detroit. Sather only coached 932 games.

Hitch is now the 16th coach to reach the 1,000-game plateau. He has a number of active coaches still ahead of him – most notably, Pat Quinn (1,300+) – but at least he’s closing in on Scotty Bowman, who coached a mere 2,141 games…[Read the Full Article Here]

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