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Bylsma Trying To Join Elite Group

from Seth Rorabaugh of Empty Netters at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,

Dan Bylsma had quite a debut in his first season as an NHL coach. And as Dave Molinari points out today, it’ll be a challenge to follow up the team’s Stanley Cup run in his second season.

Were Bylsma able to win the Stanley Cup next (this) season, he’d be only the third coach in NHL history to start off his career with two championships.

Here’s a look at the other 13 coaches in league history who win the Cup their rookie year and how they followed it up:


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