Found August 09, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
TAMPA, Fla. -- George Gwozdecky was named a Tampa Bay Lightning assistant, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Friday. Before joining Tampa Bay, Gwozdecky spent 19 seasons as the University of Denver's head coach. He posted a 443-267-64 record at the university and led the Pioneers to consecutive national championships in 2004 and 2005. He also was named national coach of the year in 1993 and 2005. "I am excited to be joining the Tampa Bay Lightning coaching staff and am really looking forward to working with outstanding coaches like Jon (Cooper), Steve (Thomas) and Rick (Bowness)," Gwozdecky said in a statement. "The opportunity to coach in an organization with such highly respected ownership and excellent front office leadership, as well as a talented mix of veteran and young players in a great community like Tampa Bay is the chance of a lifetime." The 60-year-old native of Thunder Bay, Ontario, has 593 career victories and ranks N...

George Gwozdecky Named Assistant Coach For The Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have named George Gwozdecky as assistant coach on Jon Cooper’s staff today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Gwozdecky most recently served as head coach for the University of Denver Pioneers men’s hockey team. “I am excited to be joining the Tampa Bay Lightning coaching staff and am really looking forward...

NHL Hockey: George Gwozdecky to Become Tampa Bay Assistant

Interesting development, Terry Frei an NHL hockey reporter from the Denver Dost is reporting that former DU head coach George Gwozdecky will become an assistant coach with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Actually, I find it surprising since Gwozdecky never played in the NHL. Terry Frei, Denver Post --- Former University of Denver hockey coach George Gwozdecky has agreed to become...

NHL Hockey: Gwozdecky Ready to make Leap to NHL Coaching

Here’s the press release from the Tampa Bay Lightning site for George Gwozdecky being hired by the Tampa Bay Lightning as an assistant coach. Former Denver defenseman Matt Carle seems happy to have George as his coach again and isn't worried about him not having any NHL experience. “I don’t think it matters that he doesn’t have a lot of NHL coaching experience, because...
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