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Boston Bruins Hire BU Alum Joe Sacco As Assistant Coach

The Boston Bruins announced the hiring of Joe Sacco as assistant coach on Thursday. Sacco will replace former B’s assistant Geoff Ward, who will coach in Germany next season. The Medford, Mass., native played college hockey at Boston University before enjoying a 13-year NHL career with five different teams. His most recent coaching job was with the Buffalo Sabres as an assistant...
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Boston Bruins Name Joe Sacco As Assistant Coach

Boston, MA - The Boston Bruins announced today, July 24, that the club has hired Joe Sacco as Assistant Coach. A native of Medford, MA, Sacco spent the 2013-14 season as an Assistant Coach for the Buffalo Sabres. Prior to that position, the former NHL forward served as the Head Coach of the Colorado Avalanche (2009-13) where he compiled a 130-134-40 record and was a Jack Adams...
Via Kukla's Korner
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Sabres hire Sacco as assistant coach

Buffalo Sabres coach Ron Rolston has hired Joe Sacco as an assistant. The team announced the hiring in a release issued on Tuesday afternoon. Sacco spent four seasons as the Colorado Avalanche coach before being fired in April after the team missed the playoffs for a third straight year. He finished with a 130-134-40 record and was an NHL coach of the year finalist in 2010 after...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres hire Joe Sacco as assistant coach

Buffalo Sabres coach Ron Rolston has hired Joe Sacco as an assistant. The team announced the hiring in a release issued on Tuesday afternoon. Sacco spent four seasons as the Colorado Avalanche coach before being fired in April after the team missed the playoffs for a third straight year. He finished with a 130-134-40 record and was an NHL coach of the year finalist in 2010 after...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche fire Joe Sacco as coach

The Colorado Avalanche have fired coach Joe Sacco a day after the team missed the playoffs for the third straight season. General manager Greg Sherman says in a news release Sunday the ''organization believes a change of leadership behind the bench is needed going forward.'' Colorado never got on track in the lockout-shortened season and finished last in the Western...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche fire head coach Joe Sacco

Joe Sacco’s run as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche is over, according to the  Colorado Avalanche on Twitter. Frankly, I'm surprised this move did not happen sooner. The once Western Conference powerhouse Avalanche only made it to the postseason one time under the guidance of Joe Sacco, and that was back in 2009-10 when Sacco was a rookie bench boss.Sacco’s record...
Via Hockey Fan Land
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Sacco Gone In Colorado

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that head coach Joe Sacco has been relieved of his duties. “The organization believes a change of leadership behind the bench is needed going forward,” said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman. “Joe has worked for this franchise for eight seasons and he is a dedicated and hard-working coach. We...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Sacco Named Team USA Head Coach For World Championship

from USA Hockey, Joe Sacco (Medford, Mass.), the head coach of the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche, has been named head coach of the 2013 U.S. Men's National Team that will participate in the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 3-19 in Helsinki, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden, it was announced today by USA Hockey. continued
Via Kukla's Korner
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche give Sacco a 2-year extension

The Colorado Avalanche gave coach Joe Sacco a two-year extension even in the wake of the team missing the postseason for a second straight season. The Avs were in the thick of the playoff chase until late in the season, but dropped six of their final seven games. Still, Colorado improved by 20 points from a season ago, when the team had the second-to-worst record in the NHL. In...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Time to sack Sacco?

“Last Olympics, Ireland won a gold medal. Not even a number. A letter of the alphabet amount.”—Tommy Tiernan, Irish Comedian This joke hits a bit too close to home right now, as the Avs under Joe Sacco have only managed back-to-back regulation wins once in the last 74 games. He has also led the team to new records in losing and winless streaks. Unlike Paul Maurice and Bruce...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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