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TODD RICHARDS RUMORS

With success, Jackets add stability by extending Richards

During the 2013-14 season, eight of the 30 teams in the NHL made a change at the head coaching position. The Columbus Blue Jackets are thankful not to be one of them. Tuesday, the organization announced a two-year extension for head coach Todd Richards -- one that General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen called well-deserved and earned. "We're fortunate right now that we're...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Richards Receives “Well Earned” Extension From Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that head coach Todd Richards has received 2-year contract extension. This hardly comes a surprise as the Blue Jackets just made there second postseason appearance in club history under Richards’ leadership. Watch Richards discuss his thoughts on his extension.  The post Todd Richards Receives “Well Earned” Extension From Blue Jackets...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets, Todd Richards reach extension agreement

Today the Columbus Blue Jackets announced that Head Coach Todd Richards received an extension that will make him coach at least through the 2016-17 season. Being only the second coach in Blue Jackets history to lead them to the playoffs, the fans’ expectations were lower than for most coaches. The extension is a sign of good will between the front office and coaching staff, when...
Via BS Hockey
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Head Coach Todd Richards Inks Two-year Extension

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed head coach Todd Richards to a two-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. The 47-year-old Richards, formerly head coach of the Minnesota Wild, has led Columbus to an 85-70-16 record, including a franchise-best mark of 43-32-7 in 2013-14. The Jackets qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second time and...
Via NESN.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets extend head coach Todd Richards

Head coach Todd Richards will be sticking around for more after leading the Blue Jackets to their most successful season in franchise history. The Blue Jackets announced Tuesday that the team has signed Richards to a two-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. "Todd has done an outstanding job for the Columbus Blue Jackets and we're pleased that he will continue...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets sign head coach Richards to two-year extension

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed head coach Todd Richards to a two-years contract extension through the 2016-2017 season. The Blue Jackets announced the move in a press release on Tuesday. Richards was at the helm as the Blue Jackets finished with a franchise-best 43-32-7 record this season. The Blue Jackets qualified for the playoffs as a wild card team and were defeated in six...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Richards praises fans' impact on CBJ's epic Game 4 comeback

Was it worth the wait? Only an original, or at least a long-time Columbus Blue Jackets fan, can answer that question accurately. But there is one thing on which all who witnessed the Columbus comeback win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Wednesday night's Game 4 can agree: When the Blue Jackets decided to win the first playoff game in franchise history, they did it in absolute...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A discussion with Todd Richards, part one

This is the first segment of a three-part interview with Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards. Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards is an affable guy. It shows through on rare occasions throughout the season. But, when the off-season arrives, he wears an ever-present smile with a kind word for every fan he comes in contact with. I recently was able to chat with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Glen Miller: Jackets Best Bet Might Be To Hang Onto Richards........Again

When John Davidson made the decision to terminate Scott Howson and to replace him with Jarmo Kekalainen as the club’s general manager I figured it was a virtual inevitability that head coach Todd Richards would follow Howson out the door. After all most new GM’s rarely keep the coach they inherited for long and for obvious reasons prefer to hire their own guy regardless...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Richards to stay on as Jackets head coach

Columbus Blue Jackets press release: COLUMBUS, OHIO Todd Richards has been named head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets, the National Hockey League club announced today. Richards, who served as the clubs interim head coach over the final 41 games of the 2011-12 season, has agreed to a two-year contract through the 2013-14 season.The Blue Jackets will hold a press conference with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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