Skip to main content

Bruins name Ramsay, Ward as assistants to round out coaching staff

Ramsay spent the past seven seasons as the associate head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Under Ramsay and head coach John Tortorella, the Lightning won the Stanley Cup in 2004.

Ramsay also enjoyed a 14-year playing career with the Buffalo Sabres, recording 672 points (252 goals, 420 assists) in 1,070 career games. He won the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward in 1985.

Ward had returned to his job as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers' American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield last May after spending the 2006-07 season with Iserlohn of the German Hockey League. Ward had spent five seasons as head coach of Edmonton's AHL affiliates, taking over for Julien when he was named head coach of the Montreal Canadiens in 2003.

Ward led the Hamilton Bulldogs to the 2003 Calder Cup final, where they lost in seven games to the Houston Aeros.

TOP HEADLINES

USATSI_11980177
Play

NHL Hot Seat Radar: Calgary Flames

It's been an up-and-down summer for the Flames, losing two beloved stars but bringing in a big name in Jonathan Huberdeau. Expectations will be high right out of the gate for the talented winger.

USATSI_18178969

Hurricanes Sign Necas to Two-Year Extension, Avoid Arbitration

The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with forward Martin Necas on a two-year contract extension.

PXL_20220707_235804009.MP
Play

Prospect Pool Overview: New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils have a handful of quality prospects ready to make their mark on the NHL. Tony Ferrari takes a look at the players you need to know.