Darby Hendrickson is in his 11th season behind the bench for the Minnesota Wild as the team’s Assistant Coach. Prior to making the switch from playing to coaching, he served as a studio analyst for FOX Sports North after his retirement from professional hockey. Hendrickson was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fourth round in 1990. He played 518 career NHL games for Toronto, the New York Islanders, Vancouver Canucks, Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche before finishing his professional career in Europe. He was one of the original members of the Minnesota Wild as a player from 2000-2004 and scored the first goal ever for the Wild at Xcel Energy Center. He was a member of the 1994 United States Olympic team and won a World Championship Bronze Medal in 1996, as well as won the Latvian Championship in 2005.