As the team announced earlier on Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs has replaced Dave Hakstall, who was appointed as the first head coach of the Seattle Sea Monsters at the end of last month, with Dean Chinoves. Hakstol).
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Chynoweth, 52, will serve as an assistant coach after assuming the same position as the Carolina Hurricanes for the past three seasons.
Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keef said in a press release: “After spending some time with Dean, it is clear that his knowledge, enthusiasm and personality will make him a suitable candidate.” “We are fortunate to be able to help. Our staff will increase the number of people with his qualities and experience.”
Chynoweth then served on the bench for 3 games as an assistant to the New York Islanders (2009-12 season). He then played for the Cleveland Monsters and San Antonio Rams in the AHL for four years. He also served as the assistant coach of the Canadian team in the 2003-04 World Junior Championships.
“As someone who grew up in Western Canada and watched the Maple Leaf Game Canadian Hockey Night Every weekend, I am very happy to join the team’s coaching staff,” Chynoweth said. “I am very happy to have the opportunity to work with Shelton, other staff, and this talented group of players in Toronto. “