Joël Bouchard

Gulls head coach Joel Bouchard let go by the Ducks

Earlier this week, the Anaheim Ducks announced that San Diego Gulls head coach Joel Bouchard wouldn't be returning to the organization next season. Gulls assistant coaches Daniel Jacob and Max Talbot were also let go. "This was a tough year for everyone and we feel a clean slate is needed...

Ducks fire Joel Bouchard as head coach of their AHL affiliate

While the new Anaheim Ducks front office has chosen to stick with the head coach of their NHL team, the same cannot be said of the coach of their AHL affiliate. According to RDS’s Eric Leblanc and TVA’s Renaud Lavoie, the Ducks have parted ways with San Diego Gulls head coach Joel Bouchard as well as his assistants Max Talbot and Daniel Jacob.
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Trevor Zegras named Calder Finalist, Joel Bouchard fired/Geoff Ward leaves

Anaheim Ducks forward Trevor Zegras has been named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL's rookie of the year. Zegras played in 75 NHL games with the Ducks this season, registering 23 goals and 61 points. Detroit Red Wings defenseman Moritz Seider and Toronto Maple Leafs forward Michael Bunting were also named as finalists.

Exit Interviews: Joel Bouchard

Friday marked the official close of the 2021-22 season for the San Diego Gulls, still stung from their Game 2 overtime loss to the Ontario Reign less than 24 hours ago. The Gulls enjoyed a brief postseason run, falling in their best-of-three series against their Southern California rival. Many of the players spoke about carrying the elimination into the summer, using it as motivation in offseason workouts and training programs.

Ducks hire Joel Bouchard as AHL head coach

The Anaheim Ducks announced a new AHL coach, hiring Joel Bouchard to lead the San Diego Gulls. Bouchard replaces the outgoing Kevin Dineen, who took over as Gulls head coach when Dallas Eakins was promoted to the NHL club. Ducks GM Bob Murray released a statement on the change:. "We...