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Dallas Stars Announce The Hiring Of Todd Nelson As Assistant Coach

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has appointed Todd Nelsonas Assistant Coach. Nelson will serve under newly-appointed Head Coach Jim Montgomery.

"We are pleased to have Todd joining our coaching staff for the 2018-19 season," Nill said. "Todd's experience at various levels has produced a successful coaching style that is defined by his ingenuity and his ability to get the most out of his players. He brings an experienced, yet innovative hockey mind with him to the club, and we are excited for the impact he will make behind the bench."

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Saturday Headlines discuss coaches’ moves and Dubnyk

On Hockey Night in Canada, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman discussed the post-Babcock coaching dominoes (Todd Nelson of Edmonton "free to look around," Don Sweeney meeting with Claude Julien to discuss "personnel and style of play," Dan Bylsma's status, Ken Hitchcock's future) and Devan Dubnyk's desire to re-sign with the Wild:

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Todd Nelson’s Coaching Style Working In Edmonton

from Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun,

You can talk about getting rid of the stand-around practices where Eakins drew up stuff on the board, bringing back the ping pong table, reorganizing the power play, the regular stats and the fancy stats, dollars or donuts, to me it comes down to one thing.

Confidence.

Eakins took it away.

Nelson instills it.

Look down the Oilers lineup and you can easily identify the three players Nelson has most managed to give the gift of confidence to in his first 23 games behind the bench.

• Nail Yakupov.

• Anton Lander.

• Oscar Klefbom.

You could even count, to some degree, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

And there’s even evidence that before long Justin Schultz might get back to where he was when he showed up to play for Nelson in Oklahoma City during the latest lockout.

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