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Former Anaheim Ducks captain Scott Niedermayer will be an assistant coach to Bruce Boudreau this season.
The Ducks announced the appointment Friday.
Niedermayer spent the final five seasons of his 18-year career in Anaheim, winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL's playoff MVP while leading the Ducks to their only Stanley Cup championship in 2007.
The offense-minded defenseman retired in June 2010 at just 36 years old. He spent the last two years as a consultant to the Ducks' hockey operations department.
Niedermayer was a six-time All-Star who won the Norris Trophy in 2004 while playing for New Jersey. He won three Stanley Cup titles with the Devils in 1995, 2000 and 2003.
Niedermayer joins Ducks assistant coaches Bob Woods and Brad Lauer.
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The Ducks will bring one of the strongest links to their 2007 Stanley Cup to the bench this season, naming distinguished defenseman Scott Niedermayer as an assistant coach to Bruce Boudreau on Friday.
Niedermayer, 39, has been retired since 2010 and has served as a hockey operations consultant to the team.
His hiring continues Boudreaus push to improve a defense that ranked 19th...
The Anaheim Ducks named four-time Stanley Cup winner Scott Niedermayer as an assistant coach on Friday. Coach Bruce Boudreau added Niedermayer, 39, to a staff that includes current assistants Bob Woods and Brad Lauer. "As a player, Scott was one of the great leaders and winners of all time, making him a tremendous addition to our coaching staff," Ducks general manager...
He's back! Not quite on the bench, but behind the bench is where we will be finding Scott Niedermayer in Anaheim.
The Ducks, who have been using Niedermayer for scouting and working with their AHL affiliate since he retired in 2010, have officially added the former captain to their coaching staff.
Niedermayer will join Bob Woods and Brad Lauer as assistant coaches...
from the Anaheim Ducks,
The Ducks announced today that they have named Scott Niedermayerassistant coach. Niedermayer, who retired from the NHL on June 22, 2010 and remained with the Ducks as a Hockey Operations consultant, will join Bruce Boudreau’s coaching staff immediately. Niedermayer is joined by fellow assistant coaches Bob Woods and Brad Lauer, and video coordinator...
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