Winnipeg Jets head coach Rick Bowness suffered from dizziness on Monday morning, ending his morning press briefing prematurely.
Bowness contracted COVID-19 at the start of the season, missing his new team's first four games. The pilot regained his place behind the bench on Saturday. He was unable to prevent the Toronto Maple Leafs from beating his club 4-1 in Manitoba.
In his absence, his assistant Scott Arniel took charge. things in hand.
Bowness was signed this summer after leaving the same position with the Dallas Stars at the end of the 2021-2022 season. The 67-year-old has led 644 career games with the Jets, Boston Brfuins, Ottawa Senators, New York Islanders and Phoenix Coyores, posting a record of 214-354-48-28.
He is two wins away from being crowned Stanley Cup champion with the Stars at the end of the 2019-2020 season.