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BENCHMARKS WITH ASSISTANT COACH DANNY FLYNN

Sunday, 09.17.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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BENCHMARKS WITH ASSISTANT COACH DANNY FLYNN
Flynn remarks on the first Blue-White Game and previews Day Four

(Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) "It was certainly nice to see a full house here in Yarmouth at the game. It brings out the best in players. We're starting to learn more about the players every day. It's a whole new coaching staff and there are a lot of new people here. It's preparation time for the players and evaluation time for the coaches. Each time we see them play we learn more about them and see how the team is going to fit together.

"I thought Jeff Tambellini had a real good day. I thought Miroslav Satan has been solid for us every night. I thought Viktor Kozlov had a real good day. There were lots of positives, but those three guys caught my eye.

"On the prospect side, I thought Mike Mole had a good day today. Jason Pitton worked hard and caught our eye. We're seeing positives from lots of players. Hopefully, when we see more players and play against other teams we'll get a better idea of how the team will come together.

"Teddy's philosophy is that he wants players who want to compete hard and play with lots of grit and lots of energy and play with intelligence. Tomorrow at the next round of scrimmages we'll be looking for players who work hard and want to compete. That's going to be the starting point of this team."

 

Danny Flynn's Bio

Danny Flynn joined Ted Nolan as an assistant coach with the New York Islanders on July 13, 2006.
Flynn was hired Nolan's assistants with Memorial Cup finalist Moncton. Flynn has been a mainstay on Nolan's coaching staff going back to their days with the Sault. Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the early 1990s. Following Nolan's departure from the Greyhounds to the NHL, Flynn took over the reigns of the OHL team for the 1994-95 season. Together,
Nolan and Flynn won three straight OHL championships and a Memorial Cup title with the Greyhounds. Before rejoining with Nolan in Moncton last season, Flynn was the head coach for St. Francis Xavier University from 1995 to 2005 and led the school to a 19-6-3 record in 2004-05, his last with the school.
During Flynn's ten-year tenure at St. FX, he led them to a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championship in 2004 -- the first in the school's history -- and won two silver medals at the national championship in 2001 and 2003. In total, he recorded a total of 177 career wins at StFX making him the all-time winningest coach behind the X-Men bench, and third in AUS history.

 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 64 30 35 4 65
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 64 14 27 22 41
B. Nelson 64 17 19 7 36
F. Nielsen 64 11 25 12 36
A. Lee 58 20 13 13 33
J. Bailey 52 12 19 10 31
J. Boychuk 54 7 23 16 30
N. Leddy 64 8 18 15 26
T. Hamonic 54 4 21 15 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 33 13 0 .911 2.46
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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