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12-19-2013, 01:52 PM
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Look at the resume of the Penguins AHL coach

John Hynes

John Hynes is in his fourth season as head coach of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.

Over the past three seasons, Hynes has led WBS to a 144-76-4-8 overall record, three Calder Cup playoff berths, three 40-win seasons and the 2011 AHL regular-season championship while being named the 2011 AHL Coach of the Year.
Grad assistant at BU where he played

Assistant coach at UMASS-Lowell and Wisconsin

Then he went to the US National Development Program before joining the Penguins organization

Prior to joining WBS, Hynes spent six seasons as a head coach with USA Hockey’s National Development Team Program, posting an overall record of 216-113-19-9. In 2007, he was a finalist for the U.S. Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year.

Hynes has enjoyed great success on the international stage, leading the U.S. Under-18 National Team to three medals at the IIHF World Under-18 Championships - gold in 2006, silver in ‘04 and bronze in ‘08.

The native of Warwick, RI was head coach of the U.S. National Team at the 2008 World Junior Championships, and was an assistant coach on the ‘04 U.S. team that won a gold medal at the World Junior event.

The Rangers have Schoenfeld's buddy Ken Gernander. He played for the Wolfpack. Retired and became an assistant coach. He has been head coach since 07-08.

Look at the resumes of the two coaches.

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