Geoff Ward resigns, will coach in Germany

Peter Chiarelli has announced this Thursday morning that Bruins assistant coach Geoff Ward has resigned. It's shocking news as Ward will be taking the head coaching job of the Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany.

It's yet another gapping hole that the front office has to fill this offseason (Jim Benning left to become GM of Vancouver). Keep reading for future assistant coach candidates.