From reliable Hitchcock to risky Tocchet, ranking the seven NHL coaching hires

John Stevens is a head-scratcher and Phil Housley shows some promise

When the Arizona Coyotes officially welcomed back Rick Tocchet as their new head coach on Tuesday, the last behind-the-bench vacancy was filled for the 2017-18 NHL season.An assistant with the repeat Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins before his return to the Coyotes, Tocchet became the seventh coaching hire of the offseason, which also saw the league's 31st and newest team, the Vegas Golden Knights, name the franchise's first headliner.Only time will tell which of the moves were bette...