Columbus Blue Jackets


Coaching History
Position Name Seasons DOB Specialty Hire Date End Date Fired?
Head John Tortorella 2015 - Present 6/24/1958 Head 10/21/2015
Head Todd Richards 2012 - 2015 10/20/1966 Head 1/9/2012 10/21/2015 Y
Head Scott Arniel 2010 - 2012 9/17/1962 Head 6/8/2010 1/9/2012 Y
Assistant Brad Larsen 2014 - Present 6/28/1977 Forwards/Defense, Power Play 6/16/2014
Assistant Brad Shaw 2016 - Present 4/28/1964 Defense/Forwards, Penalty Kill 6/17/2016
Assistant Kenny McCudden 2015 - Present 5/15/1905 Skills 6/18/2015
Associate Craig Hartsburg 2012 - 2016 6/29/1959 Defense, Penalty Kill 6/20/2012 4/13/2016 N
Assistant Dan Hinote 2010 - 2014 1/30/1977 Eye in the Sky, Penalty Kill 6/1/2010 6/4/2014 N
Assistant Keith Acton 2012 - 2013 4/15/1958 Forwards, Power Play, Penalty Kill 6/20/2012 6/28/2013 N
Assistant Brad Berry 2010 - 2012 4/1/1965 Defense, Penalty Kill 6/23/2010 6/13/2012 N
Assistant Todd Richards 2011 - 2012 10/20/1966 Forwards, Power Play 6/1/2011 1/9/2012 N
Assistant Bob Boughner 2010 - 2011 3/8/1971 Forwards, Power Play 7/5/2010 5/18/2011 N
Goaltending Manny Legace 2018 - Present 3/5/1974 Goaltending 7/5/2018
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 5/12/1966 Goaltending 6/6/2011 5/11/2018 N
Goaltending Dave Rook 2009 - 2011 6/26/1967 Goaltending 6/11/2009 4/14/2011 Y
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Video 2000


Season by Season

2018-19
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head John Tortorella 2015 - Present Head
Assistant Brad Larsen 2014 - Present Defense, Power Play
Assistant Brad Shaw 2016 - Present Forwards, Penatly Kill
Assistant Kenny McCudden 2015 - Present Skills
Goaltending Manny Legace 2018 - Present Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2017-18
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head John Tortorella 2015 - Present Head
Assistant Brad Larsen 2014 - Present Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Brad Shaw 2016 - Present Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Kenny McCudden 2015 - Present Skills
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2016-17
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head John Tortorella 2015 - Present Head
Assistant Brad Larsen 2014 - Present Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Kenny McCudden 2015 - Present Skills
Assistant Brad Shaw 2016 - Present Defense, Penalty Kill
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2015-16
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head John Tortorella 2015 - Present Head
Head Todd Richards 2012 - 2015 Head
Assistant Brad Larsen 2014 - Present Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Kenny McCudden 2015 - Present Skills
Assistant Craig Hartsburg 2012 - 2016 Defense, Penalty Kill
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2014-15
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Todd Richards 2012 - 2015 Head
Assistant Brad Larsen 2014 - Present Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Craig Hartsburg 2012 - 2016 Defense, Penalty Kill
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2013-14
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Todd Richards 2012 - 2015 Head
Assistant Dan Hinote 2010 - 2014 Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Craig Hartsburg 2012 - 2016 Defense, Penalty Kill
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2012-13
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Todd Richards 2012 - 2015 Head
Assistant Dan Hinote 2010 - 2014 Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Craig Hartsburg 2012 - 2016 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Keith Acton 2012 - 2013 Forwards, Power Play, Penalty Kill
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2011-12
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Todd Richards 2012 - 2015 Head
Head Scott Arniel 2010 - 2012 Head
Assistant Todd Richards 2011 - 2012 Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Dan Hinote 2010 - 2014 Forwards, Power Play
Assistant Brad Berry 2010 - 2012 Defense, Penalty Kill
Goaltending Ian Clark 2011 - 2018 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video
2010-11
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Scott Arniel 2010 - 2012 Head
Assistant Dan Hinote 2010 - 2014 Eye in the Sky
Assistant Brad Berry 2010 - 2012 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Bob Boughner 2010 - 2011 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Dave Rook 2009 - 2011 Goaltending
Video Dan Singleton 2000 - Present Assistant Video


Head Coach History

John Tortorella
DOB Hire Date 2018-19 Salary 2019-20 Salary Stanley Cup Championship Jack Adams Award
July 24, 1958 October 21, 2015 $2,000,000 Unknown 2003-04 2016-17
*Signed two year extension in September 2018
Record
Season Team League Position Games
Played
Win Loss Tie Overtime
Loss
Playoffs
1986-87 Virginia Lancers ACHL Head 58 36 19 3 0 Won Championship
1987-88 Virginia Lancers AAHL Head 43 37 5 0 1
1988-89 New Haven Nighthawks AHL Assistant
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
1990-91 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
1992-93 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
1993-94 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
1994-95 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
1995-96 Rochester Americans AHL Head 80 37 34 5 4 Won Calder Cup Final
1996-97 Rochester Americans AHL Head 80 40 30 9 1 Lost in Round 2
1997-98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Assistant
1998-99 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Assistant
1999-00 New York Rangers NHL Assistant
1999-00 New York Rangers NHL Head 4 0 3 1 0 Missed Playoffs
*Hired as interim head coach in April 2000
2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head 43 12 27 1 3 Missed Playoffs
*Hired in 2000
2001-02 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head 82 27 40 11 4 Missed Playoffs
2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head 82 36 25 16 5 Lost in Round 2
2003-04 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head 82 46 22 8 6 Won Stanley Cup
2005-06 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head 82 43 33 0 6 Lost in Round 1
2006-07 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head 82 44 33 0 5 Lost in Round 1
2007-08 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head 82 31 42 0 9 Missed Playoffs
2008-09 New York Rangers NHL Head 21 12 7 0 2 Lost in Round 1
*Hired February 23, 2009
2009-10 New York Rangers NHL Head 82 38 33 0 11 Missed Playoffs
2010-11 New York Rangers NHL Head 82 44 33 0 5 Lost in Round 1
2011-12 New York Rangers NHL Head 82 51 24 0 7 Lost in Round 3
2012-13 New York Rangers NHL Head 48 26 18 0 4 Lost in Round 2
2013-14 Vancouver Canucks NHL Head 82 36 35 0 11 Missed Playoffs
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 75 34 33 0 8 Missed Playoffs
*Hired October 21, 2015
2016-17 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 82 50 24 0 8 Lost in Round 1
2017-18 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 82 45 30 0 7 Lost in Round 1
2018-19 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head



Todd Richards
DOB Hire Date Fire Date
October 20, 1966 January 9, 2012 October 21, 2015
Record
Season Team League Position Games
Played
Win Loss Tie Overtime
Loss
Playoffs
2002-03 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Assistant
2003-04 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Assistant
2004-05 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Assistant
2005-06 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Assistant
2006-07 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL Head 80 51 23 0 6 Lost in Round 2
2007-08 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL Head 80 47 26 0 7 Lost in Calder Cup Final
2008-09 San Jose Sharks NHL Assistant
2009-10 Minnesota Wild NHL Head 82 38 36 0 8 Missed Playoffs
2010-11 Minnesota Wild NHL Head 82 39 35 0 8 Missed Playoffs
2011-12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Assistant
2011-12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 41 18 21 0 2 Missed Playoffs
*Promoted January 9, 2012
2012-13 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 48 24 17 0 7 Missed Playoffs
2013-14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 82 43 32 0 7 Lost in Round 1
2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 82 42 35 0 5 Missed Playoffs
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 7 0 7 0 0
*Fired October 21, 2015
2016-17 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Assistant
2017-18 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Assistant
2018-19 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Assistant



Scott Arniel
DOB Hire Date Fire Date
September 17, 1962 June 7, 2010 January 9, 2012
Record
Season Team League Position Games
Played
Win Loss Tie Overtime
Loss
Playoffs
1995-96 Houston Aeros IHL Player-Assistant
2000-01 Manitoba Moose IHL Assistant
2001-02 Manitoba Moose AHL Assistant
2002-03 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
2003-04 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
2006-07 Manitoba Moose AHL Head 80 45 23 0 12 Lost in Round 2
2007-08 Manitoba Moose AHL Head 80 46 27 0 7 Lost in Round 1
2008-09 Manitoba Moose AHL Head 80 50 23 0 7 Lost in Calder Cup Final
2009-10 Manitoba Moose AHL Head 80 40 33 0 7 Lost in Round 1
2010-11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 82 34 35 0 13 Missed Playoffs
2011-12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head 41 11 25 0 5 Missed Playoffs
*Fired January 9, 2012
2012-13 Chicago Wolves AHL Head 76 37 30 0 9 Missed Playoffs
2013-14 New York Rangers NHL Associate
2014-15 New York Rangers NHL Associate
2015-16 New York Rangers NHL Associate
2016-17 New York Rangers NHL Associate
2017-18 New York Rangers NHL Associate
2018-19 Washington Capitals NHL Assistant
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