Edmonton Oilers hire Dave Tippett as head coach

Hockey 05/28/19, 15:24

The Edmonton Oilers hired NHL veteran Dave Tippett as their next head coach Tuesday, the first big move for new general manager Ken Holland.Tippett, who had been working as a senior adviser to Seattle's new NHL team since June 2018, becomes the Oilers' ninth coach in the past 11 years. ...

Seattle moves into next phase after expansion approval

Sports 12/05/18, 02:18

Seattle's NHL expansion team has its roots in Dave Tippett's computer.That's where the longtime coach-turned-senior adviser keeps a running list of players around the league who might be available in an expansion draft that is still 2 ½ years off. It is just an exercise for now but will become ...

Excitement brewing for NHL expansion team in Seattle

Basketball 10/01/18, 20:16

Everywhere longtime NHL coach Dave Tippett goes in Seattle, people ask him two questions."One, 'What's the name going to be?' And two, 'Where do I get my tickets?'" Tippett said.The more immediate question is when — not if — an NHL expansion team is coming to Seattle as the league's ...

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