The second week of August yielded a shocker in the hockey world as Patrick Roy stepped down as head coach of Colorado. As a result, the team will now have to react quickly to hire a new head coach with training camps set to begin a little more than a month from now. We took a closer look at some of the potential coaching options that GM Joe Sakic will be considering for his next hire.
Elsewhere, it was largely quiet but there were still a few newsworthy items around the league:
Training Camp Tryout
There are 21 remaining restricted free agents this offseason.
Nick Spaling (Sharks UFA) – Geneve-Servette of the Swiss NLA, one year plus an option
Drew Shore (Flames UFA) – HC Kloten of the NLA, one year contract