Eddie O to be Named New Penguins Head Coach
Penguins to name Ed Olczyk head coach
Wednesday, June 11, 2003
By Dejan Kovacevic, Post-Gazette Sports Writer
The Penguins will name Ed Olczyk their new head coach in a news conference at noon today at Mellon Arena.
Olczyk, 36, has been a broadcaster with the Penguins’ network for three years after a 16-season NHL career with the Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings. He has no coaching experience.
This is a direct link from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. I am in total shock.
It never dawned on me that Patrick had narrowed the list down and figured out that Olczyk had been even mentioned as a top candidate.