Paul MacLean of the Ottawa Senators Friday was named as the winner of the Jack Adams Award, which goes annually to the NHL's coach of the year.
Pittsburgh Penguins Coach Dan Bylsma was given a two-year contract extension, Wednesday, the NHL said.
The Buffalo Sabres announced Wednesday they had fired Lindy Ruff, the longest-tenured head coach in the National Hockey League.
The last Western Division team to make the NHL playoffs skated off with the Stanley Cup this year but the league is yet to return to the ice due to a lockout.
Pat Burns, who won coach-of-the-year honors in the NHL three times with three different teams, died Friday, the New Jersey Devils announced. He was 58.
Jacques Lemaire on Monday announced his retirement one year into his second stint as coach of the NHL's New Jersey Devils.
Claude Julien has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain the coach of the NHL's Boston Bruins for the next four seasons.
Washington winger Alex Ovechkin capped the NHL Awards Show Thursday by winning his first Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player.
The Vancouver Canucks announced Thursday they had extended head coach Alain Vigneault's contract by one year, but fired two assistant coaches.
Mike Babcock, Bruce Boudreau and Guy Carbonneau are the finalists for the Jack Adams Award given to the National Hockey League's coach of the year.