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Team USA Announces Coaching Staff

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -USA Hockey today announced its staff for the 2011 U.S. Men’s National Select Team that will compete at the Deutschland Cup, Nov. 11-13, in Munich, Germany.

Jim Johannson, USA Hockey’s assistant executive director of hockey operations, will serve as general manager of the team, while Don Waddell, whose distinguished 25-year professional career has included stints as a head coach in both the National Hockey League and International Hockey League, has been named the head coach of Team USA.

Chris Chelios, advisor to hockey operations of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings, and Bill Guerin, player development coach of the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, join Waddell as assistant coaches.

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w2j2's avatar

Great staff!

Posted by w2j2 on 10/11/11 at 02:48 PM ET

MsRedWinger's avatar

Great to see Cheli on the coaching staff.

cool smile

Posted by MsRedWinger from Flori-duh on 10/11/11 at 03:17 PM ET

Evilpens's avatar

Don Waddell is “GREAT”? ummm NO!

Posted by Evilpens on 10/11/11 at 03:57 PM ET

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