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How Stu Barnes went from Stars assistant to one of Seattle hockey’s first scouts

How Stu Barnes went from Stars assistant to one of Seattle hockey’s first scouts

The former Dallas assistant coach has watched each Stars home game this season and makes frequent trips to watch AHL games in Cedar Park as a scout for the NHL’s 32nd franchise in Seattle. Barnes isn’t filing reports on trade targets or worrying about how the Stars or Coyotes will match up with his team. This is a long-game gig as Seattle starts to build intel for the 2021 NHL expansion draft.

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Exclusive: Former Wild coach Bruce Boudreau opens up about his firing

Exclusive: Former Wild coach Bruce Boudreau opens up about his firing

Bruce Boudreau went out in public for the first time Sunday afternoon. Two days after losing his job with the Wild, after sequestering himself inside his Woodbury house for 51 hours, Boudreau walked into the private Tamarack Room at Dellwood Country Club with his wife of nearly 25 years, Crystal, to sit down with The Athletic for his first interview since the blindsiding news was delivered to him Friday morning.

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2019 NHLCA Celebrity Golf Classic

The 2019 NHLCA Celebrity Golf Classic was hosted at Marine Drive Golf Club in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. Over 140 golfers including 30 NHL coaches joined us for a fun day of golf while helping to support the Cancuks for Kids Fund!

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2019 NHLCA Global Coaches’ Clinic

The 2019 NHLCA Global Coaches Clinic was attended by over 400 youth, amateur, junior, college and professional coaches, as well as over 100 NHL coaches. Hosted on the eve of the NHL Draft™, this annual event is an amazing opportunity for NHL coaches to give back to the community by sharing their knowledge and expertise.

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