Canes Corner

Hurricanes hire Marcoux as goaltending coach

Posted July 15, 2014

Carolina Hurricanes Logo

The Carolina Hurricanes announced Tuesday the team has hired David Marcoux as its new goaltending coach.

Marcoux spent six years as the goaltending coach for the Calgary Flames between 2003 and 2009, where he helped Flames goaltender Mikka Kiprusoff become a Vezina Trophy and Williams Jennings Trophy winner, as well as a Hart Trophy finalist in 2005-06.

Kiprusoff was competing for the backup goaltender position in San Jose before he was acquired by the Flames in November 2003.

Marcoux will see a familiar face in net in current Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward. The two worked together while with the Lowell Lock Monsters of the American Hockey League as the Canes and Flames shared the affiliate during the 2004-05 work stoppage. 

The hiring of Marcoux puts the finishing touches on Hurricanes Executive Vice President and General Manager Ron Francis' first coaching staff. 

“David has 25 years of experience as a goalie coach, and his results speak for themselves,” said Francis. “This completes what we feel is a very strong and experienced coaching staff.”

5 Comments

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • thomasew52 Jul 18, 2014

    A goalie coach? How many coaches does a professional hockey team need? Do they need a coach for every position? If a player is good enough to make it to the NHL, should they still need a position coach? By then I would think they would have been coached to death. High school, college, rec leagues, minor leagues, etc., they have been coached out the roof by the time they get to the NHL.

  • HeelFanF0rLife Jul 17, 2014

    Form Image

  • wlcat609 Jul 16, 2014

    A coach can coach all he wants but he isn't the one on the ice who has to stop the puck from going in the net. In the end it is the goalies job to do that. Hope the coach can improve Ward's high glove weakness!

  • dmiller6 Jul 15, 2014

    Khudobin needs to be the starter. GAA and SVPCT are dramatically better than Ward's. If Marcoux can improve goalies we may end up with a brick wall in goal in Khudobin.

  • Jeanne Gunn Jul 15, 2014
    user avatar

    Hope the history Marcoux has with Cam pays dividends.

  • Golf: U.S. Senior Open

    Saturday at 1:00 pm on FOX50

  • US Swimming National Championships

    Saturday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Women’s PGA Championship

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • MLB: NY Yankees at Houston

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on FOX50

  • NASCAR: Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

    Saturday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Golf: U.S. Senior Open

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on FOX50

  • US Swimming National Championships

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Women’s PGA Championship

    Sunday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • College World Series: LSU v. Florida

    Tonight at 8:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • College World Series: LSU v. Florida (If necessary

    Tomorrow at 8:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • MLB: Washington at St. Louis

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Travelers Champ (PGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1J. Spieth - z-12F
2D. Berger - y-12F
3tC. Hoffman-10F
3tD. Lee-10F
5tP. Reed-9F
5tP. Casey-9F
5tB. Weekley-9F
8tK. Streelman-8F
8tT. Merritt-8F
8tW. Simpson-8F
View Full Leaderboard
z = Won in Playoff   y = Lost in Playoff
 
NW Ark Champ (LPGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1S. Ryu-18F
2tA. Yang-16F
2tM. Jutanugarn-16F
4tM. Wie-13F
4tS. Lewis-13F
6tM. Lee-12F
6tI. Park-12F
8tN. Broch Larsen-11F
8tM. Alex-11F
10tM. Harigae-10F
View Full Leaderboard
 
ATP Scoreboard
Monday, Jun. 26
AEGON International (ATP/WTA)
First Round
(8) D. Schwartzma65 6 5   
J. Donaldson77 3 7   
D. Young6 3 6   
K. Edmund4 6 3   
T. Bellucci3 1    
K. Anderson6 6    
J. Vesely3 4    
V. Pospisil6 6    
N. Mahut4 64    
R. Haase6 77    
N. Gombos63 3    
B. Tomic77 6    
C. Norrie6 77    
H. Zeballos4 64    
 
Antalya Open (ATP)
First Round
Y. Sugita6 6    
M. Ebden1 3    
R. Dutra Silv3 4    
R. Ramanathan6 6    
J. Sousa62 2    
R. Albot77 6    
N. Basilashvi2 1    
M. Baghdatis6 6    
C. Ilkel6 3 67   
M. Safwat4 6 79   
(6) V. Troicki6 2 4   
C. Berlocq3 6 6   
 
WTA Scoreboard
Monday, Jun. 26
AEGON International (ATP/WTA)
First Round
C. McHale3 0    
Y. Duan6 4    
N. Broady2 79 1   
K. Pliskova6 67 6   
S. Cirstea6 6    
K. Siniakova3 2    
S. Hsieh6 3 3   
V. Cepede Roy4 6 6   
N. Osaka6 6    
R. Ozaki0 1    
E. Bouchard3 6 2   
B. Strycova6 3 6   
K. Kucova4 2    
L. Davis6 6    
S. Zhang6 6    
V. Lepchenko2 1    
F. Schiavone3 4    
S. Peng6 6    
Second Round
(3) K. Pliskova6 6    
A. Riske4 3    
(4) D. Cibulkova5 4    
H. Watson7 6    
(14) A. Pavlyuchen3 6 6   
E. Mertens6 4 1   
(16) D. Gavrilova6 2 3   
L. Arruabarre2 6 6   
(10) J. Ostapenko6 0 6   
C. Suarez Nav3 6 4