Steve Stirling
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"Steve Stirling" is an assistant coach of the Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League. He is the former head coach of the American Hockey League's Norfolk Admirals, the Springfield Falcons, and the National Hockey League's New York Islanders. Most recently, he has been working as head coach for the Iserlohn Roosters in Germany.

Before coaching the Admirals to their worst finish in franchise history, he spent a season and a half as coach of the Islanders before his dismissal in January 2006. During his rookie campaign in the NHL, Stirling led the Islanders to a pretty impressive record of 38–29–11–4. In the NHL playoffs, Stirling's Islanders were beaten by the eventual Stalnley Cup winning Tampa Bay Lightning in five games.

He has also played centre (ice hockey)/centre for various teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association/NCAA, AHL and NAHL. He has previously served as head coach of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Springfield Falcons, Babson College, and Providence College and as assistant coach of the Islanders and the Lowell Lock Monsters.

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Snowy definitely kept us in it.

If it wasn't for Garth, it might have been 20-1.

Every once in a while I'm brilliant.

Not our best effort. We had enough fresh legs in there that conditioning was definitely not a problem. The execution simply wasn't very good, especially on the power play.

The quick start helps us. It takes the wind out of their sails. ... But I like the way we were resilient after two (periods) when it was 3-2. I like that we came out in the third period and put it away.

I spoke with Bruno this morning and I'll tell you what I told him. He didn't lose the job. He did everything he could. If his attitude stays the same it always is with him -- upbeat, you never question his effort -- he'll be fine. Bruno has a future with us.

He's a real steady presence, on and off the ice. He has two championship rings and that's impressive.

Alexei is our leader, on and off the ice. This just makes it official.

He's as ready as ready can be.