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FROM THE CREASE with BRUCE BERLET

bruce mug shot 1BY: Bruce Berlet

The Phoenix Coyotes continue to have a Hartford Whalers look behind the bench.

Former Whalers and New Haven Nighthawks wing John Anderson has signed a multi-year contract to be a Coyotes assistant coach under former Whalers wing Dave Tippett. Anderson and Jim Playfair, who also has NHL head coaching experience with the Calgary Flames, replace former Whalers and Rangers defenseman Ulf Samuelsson, who became head coach of Modo in his native Sweden on May 2, and Dave King, who was named a development coach last week.

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FROM THE CREASE with BRUCE BERLET

bruce mug shot 1By Bruce Berlet

The New York Rangers and Connecticut Whale have another goalie prospect to keep an eye on over the next few weeks.

Scott Stajcer, the Rangers’ fifth-round pick in 2009 and a possible Whale goalie next season, has led Owen Sound into the Ontario Hockey League championship series for the Robertson Cup starting Tuesday night at the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors in Ontario.