Veteran coach Jack Martin has joined the New York Rangers as an assistant coach, the club announced Monday.
Official: The Rangers have named Jack Martin as their assistant coach.
Welcome to New York!
– New York Rangers (@NewYangers) August 31, 2020
Martin has spent the last seven seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins, winning two Stanley Cups, including the franchise, as assistant coach after serving as the club’s senior adviser. While in Pittsburgh, Martin originally scored the team’s penalty.
During Martin’s tenure as one of Pittsburgh’s assistant coaches, the Penguins finished third in the NHL with wins (214), fourth in the NHL in percentage points (.634), and 12th in the NHL on penalty kill efficiency (80.9%). #NYR
– NYR Statistics & Information (@NYRStatsinfo) August 31, 2020
Prior to running in Pittsburgh, Martin was head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, general manager and head coach of the Florida Panthers, head coach of the Ottawa Senators, assistant coach of the Quebec Nordics / Colorado Avalanche, assistant to the Chicago Blackhawks. And head coach of the St. Louis Blues.
He began coaching the NHL in St. Louis in 19H6.