The New Jersey state trooper who admitted helping run a betting ring involving several NHL figures will not be sentenced this week, as originally scheduled.
James Harney pleaded guilty in August to conspiracy, promoting gambling and official misconduct for running a sports-betting ring. Authorities say he was a partner in the ring with former NHL star and coach Rick Tocchet.
When John Stevens was named the Flyers’ head coach, it left a vacancy on the bench. That assistant’s position held by Stevens under Ken Hitchcock was filled yesterday. Stevens reached out to Phantoms coach Craig Berube, a guy he is more than a little comfortable working with.