By Bruce Berlet
In all my years covering the New England and Hartford Whalers, few players were smarter on or off the puck, more engaging or enjoyed themselves more than Brent Peterson.
Whether the Whalers won, lost or tied, Peterson was always available for an assessment of the game, with a wisecrack usually tossed in along the way.
So Peterson’s response as Nashville Predators general manager David Poile choked up when announcing Parkinson’s disease would prevent Peterson from continuing as associate coach under Barry Trotz was vintage Brent.
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