11:36 PM EDT, Sun August 28, 2016
Frei: Avalanche’s coaching search had many Columbus Blue Jackets ties

Frei: Avalanche’s coaching search had many Columbus Blue Jackets ties

The Thursday hiring of Cleveland Monsters head coach Jared Bednar as Roy's successor, and even the pool of candidates during the search process, underscored the inescapable conclusion that assistant general manager Chris MacFarland has major influence -- and the ear of GM Joe Sakic.
Denver Post Aug 26, 2016
Avalanche’s Jared Bednar joins long list of NHL coaches who came from AHL

Avalanche’s Jared Bednar joins long list of NHL coaches who came from AHL

The new Avalanche coach had been waiting for a question about never having coached in the NHL before, and when it didn't come, he brought up the subject himself as the news conference was about to end.
Denver Post Aug 25, 2016
Jared Bednar’s Avalanche staff uncertain; Patrick Roy’s support staff might be retained

Jared Bednar’s Avalanche staff uncertain; Patrick Roy’s support staff might be retained

The Avalanche's coaching staff could be completely overhauled or just tweaked at the top. New head coach Jared Bednar might keep Patrick Roy's support staff or bring in his own crew.
Jared Bednar’s pro hockey roots in the rough-and-tumble ECHL

Jared Bednar’s pro hockey roots in the rough-and-tumble ECHL

The Stingrays took major pride in the Thursday announcement that Bednar, 44, was succeeding Patrick Roy as head coach of the Avalanche.
Jared Bednar, new Avs coach, is a players’ coach: “Guys love playing for him. He gets it”

Jared Bednar, new Avs coach, is a players’ coach: “Guys love playing for him. He gets it”

New Avalanche coach Jared Bednar never played in the NHL. The 6-foot-3 defenseman enjoyed a nine-year professional career, but mostly traveled on buses.
Denver Post Aug 25, 2016
Jared Bednar selected as new Colorado Avalanche head coach

Jared Bednar selected as new Colorado Avalanche head coach

The Avalanche has selected Jared Bednar as its new head coach.
Denver Post Aug 24, 2016
Avalanche coaching search still includes Lane Lambert, Jared Bednar

Avalanche coaching search still includes Lane Lambert, Jared Bednar

As the Avalanche coaching search headed into its final stages Wednesday, Washington Capitals assistant Lane Lambert and Cleveland Monsters head coach Jared Bednar remained strong candidates in the field, along with Chicago Blackhawks assistant Kevin Dineen.

Arizona Coyotes hire Dawn Braid, who’s believed to be 1st NHL female coach

The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as skating coach and say she is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history.
Denver Post Aug 23, 2016
Avalanche zeroing in on its next coach; Patrick Roy’s successor to be named within days

Avalanche zeroing in on its next coach; Patrick Roy’s successor to be named within days

The Avalanche is expected to name its new coach in the coming days, if not Tuesday night. Vice president Jean Martineau said the team concluded its interviews Monday and was "moving into the final phase of the process" Tuesday afternoon.
Avalanche coaching search: Kevin Dineen, Bob Boughner both known as tenacious competitors

Avalanche coaching search: Kevin Dineen, Bob Boughner both known as tenacious competitors

Kevin Dineen and Bob Boughner -- two possible finalists to become the Avalanche's next head coach -- were cut from the same cloth in how they played the game.
Denver Post Aug 22, 2016
Bob Boughner, Kevin Dineen major candidates for Avalanche coaching job

Bob Boughner, Kevin Dineen major candidates for Avalanche coaching job

NHL assistant coaches Bob Boughner of the San Jose Sharks and Kevin Dineen of the Chicago Blackhawks have emerged as major candidates in the Avalanche's search for a head coach to suceed Patrick Roy.
NHL Journal: Avalanche search emphasizes “teacher”

NHL Journal: Avalanche search emphasizes “teacher”

The Avalanche coaching search was continuing over the weekend, with Colorado and general manager Joe Sakic seeking a "teacher"-type who can nurture the franchise's younger players and get the most out of the much-cited and much-challenged "core."
Avalanche about to begin interviewing candidates, Jared Bednar among the mix

Avalanche about to begin interviewing candidates, Jared Bednar among the mix

A week after Patrick Roy's surprise resignation as coach, the Avalanche is tightening its focus on a pool of candidates that includes Lake Erie Monsters head coach Jared Bednar.
San Jose Mercury News Aug 18, 2016
Sharks' Bob Boughner reportedly to get 'some consideration' for Avalanche job

Sharks' Bob Boughner reportedly to get 'some consideration' for Avalanche job

Sharks assistant coach Bob Boughner is reportedly among those being considered for the Colorado Avalanche's vacant head coaching job.
George Gwozdecky, Jim Montgomery not part of Avalanche coaching search

George Gwozdecky, Jim Montgomery not part of Avalanche coaching search

Gwozdecky and Montgomery, however, both said they have not spoken to Avs general manager Joe Sakic about the position and they don't expect to get that call.