New Coach in Pittsburgh
June 26, 2014
PITTSBURG(AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have a
new coach. Former NHL assistant Mike Johnston has been tagged to lead the club
in the wake of Dan Bylsma's (BYLS'-muhz) dismissal.
Johnston spent the past six years with the
Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League. He previously served as an
associate head coach with the NHL's Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks.
The team also announced that former Penguin
Rick Tocchet (TAH'-keht) will work with Johnston as an assistant coach.