The Blue Jackets are currently looking to hire a new goalie coach:
The Blue Jackets hope to have a goaltending coach in place by the start of a developmental camp in July. But interim coach Perry Elderbroom, who took over for Clint Malarchuk early in the season, will not be among the candidates, the Dispatch has learned.
At the same time, the team has an opening for Danny Gare replacement. The team hopes to get someone in place who is knowledgeable of the game and has good telestrator skills.
I think the Jackets would do well to consider hiring Darryl Reaugh to fill BOTH posts. His skills in the broadcast booth are well known, but if you aren’t familar with him, tune into the Versus coverage of the Eastern Conference Finals. Although Razor has no experience as a goalie coach, he has played for Ken Hitchcock twice in his career, first in Junior and also as a member of the Dallas Stars. Hitch loves Razor so much that as a player he advised his Coach Hitchcock on players to trade for.
Columbus would gain a first-rate broadcaster, a goalie coach who could get along with Ken Hitchcock, and new hockey blogger. It would be a perfect fit for the budget-conscious Jackets.