In the NHL playoffs, the best teams make every second count
The following story appears in the May 4 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
In the NHL's looooong postseason, great coaches make every short second count. So we asked Cup-winning bench bosses Mike Babcock (Wings, 2008), Randy Carlyle (Ducks, 2007), Ken Hitchcock (Stars, 1999) and John Tortorella (Lightning, 2004) for the secrets to using every trick to their advantage.
00:40 — STOP AND GO
Detroit assistant coach Paul MacLean is never without his stopwatch, clicking ...
Read full story