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by Alanah McGinley on 06/13/08 at 11:12 AM ET
Initial reports came out late last night, but the Senators have now formally announced Craig Hartsburg’s new position.
Hartsburg: “It’s an honor to be coaching back in the National Hockey League again.”
Hartsburg’s last job in the NHL was as an assistant with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2004. He helped Canada capture gold at the IIHF World Junior Championship as Brent Sutter’s assistant in 2006 and as the head coach in 2007 and 2008.
Update 12:00pm ET: The Senators’ website notes that Hartburg’s contract is for 3 years.
*For reference, Hartsburg’s playing and coaching history.
*photo from Sportsnet.ca
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