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by Paul on 09/24/09 at 09:05 PM ET
GLENDALE, ARIZONA —- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have hired Dave Tippett as the 17th head coach in franchise history.
“It is a great pleasure to welcome Dave Tippett as the new head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes,” said Maloney. “I have always been impressed with the playing style of the teams Dave has coached. He coaches his teams to play the game with intelligence, discipline, structure, a sense of urgency and a team-first approach. We feel we have assembled a first-class coaching staff that is comparable to any in the NHL and are looking forward to Dave leading us to success for many years to come.”
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