Marlies hire former player Simon as assistant coach
The Toronto Marlies have hired Ben Simon as an assistant coach. Simon will work with head coach Gord Dineen and associate coach Derek King behind the bench of the Toronto Maple Leafs' American Hockey League affiliate for the 2014-15 season. Full Story.(Photo: TSN.ca)
Change of Hands
The Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League have hired Gord Dineen as their new head coach. Dineen replaces Steve Spott, who was promoted to Randy Carlyle's coaching staff with the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs. Dineen, 51, had served as an assistant coach with the Marlies for the past five seasons. Full Story.
More overtime and fighting changes could be coming to the NHL after a test run in the minors. The American Hockey League will experiment next season with seven-minute overtime in the regular season, with 3-on-3 beginning at the first whistle beyond three minutes, the league announced Thursday. That means there could be as many as four minutes of 3-on-3 overtime. Full Story.
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