Edmonton Oilers head coach Derek Liakdal will visit St Louis Blues goalie Kari Lehtonen in St. Paul on Tuesday, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly announced Thursday.
“We know that St. L Louis will be a very interesting team for Derek,” Daly said in a statement.
“Derek will be able to get a glimpse of their players and their culture, and also of their fan base. “
“He is a coach who loves his players and has a strong work ethic. “
We will be glad to have him back.” “
He is a coach who loves his players and has a strong work ethic.
We will be glad to have him back.”
St. Peter’s Hockey Centre and the St. John’s IceCaps will also host Liakdale, who was a head coach of the San Jose Sharks in 2012-13 and the Edmonton Oilers in 2014-15.
He has guided the Oilers to two Presidents’ Trophies and a Calder Cup.