Detroit Red Wings Mike Babcock 2005
Boston Bruins Claude Julien 2007
Chicago Blackhawks Joel Quenneville 2008
San Jose Sharks Todd McLellan 2008
Phoenix Coyotes Dave Tippett 2009
New York Islanders Jack Capuano 2010
Capuano is also the 4th most-tenured coach/manager of the 9 major NY teams. Only Tom Coughlin, Rex Ryan and Joe Girardi were appointed before Capuano, who assumed his role with the Islanders eight days before Terry Collins became the manager of the Mets.
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick