Sharks announce return of McLellan

san jose sharks todd mclellan nhl stanley cup

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson has officially announced that Todd McLellan will return next season as coach.

Wilson said McLellan and the coaching staff were still being evaluated shortly after the Sharks were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round by the St. Louis Blues.

View Updated 2013 Stanley Cup Finals Odds

While there were no indications that McLellan would not be back for a fifth season in San Jose, there was no public announcement until Monday. McLellan said he could be making changes to his staff and had a list of potential assistants he wanted to talk to.

Wilson said the major change he wanted from the team was going from one that was ``passive and reactive'' to one that would be ``aggressive and proactive'' next season.

Want More From Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Meandering Los Angeles tries to find its way Currently one of three winless squads in the NHL, the Kings are hurting in a big way. And we’re not just talking about the injury to their most important...
Thumbnail Chicago still searching for vintage form Joel Quenneville understood he’d have to get contributions from some unlikely sources in 2016-17. Yet Chicago’s coach surely didn’t count on Richard Panik...
Thumbnail Retooled Boston bunch marches into Canada Some wondered whether David Backes would endure a downtick in production after leaving the only team he had ever known over the summer. Clearly, though,...
Thumbnail Undefeated San Jose surges toward Big Apple The Rangers are pelting their opponents with rubber through the first two games of the season. Can Alain Vigneault’s club manage to deposit more of those...
Thumbnail Vancouver shoots for two Ws in a row Bill Peters can’t guarantee if Sebastian Aho will spend the entire season in Raleigh. Yet Carolina’s coach has no problem riding the...
More inNHL Articles  

NHL Headlines

More inNHL News  

NHL Team Pages