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Boston Bruins Hire Jay Leach To Coach Providence

Boston Bruins Hire Jay Leach To Coach Providence

Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today that the Boston Bruins have appointed Jay Leach as head coach of the Providence Bruins. Sweeney also announced that the team has hired Spencer Carbery Assistant Coach of the Providence Bruins to join Trent Whitfield on the staff and that Mike Dunham has been hired as Goaltender Development Coach who will join the Bruins’ Development staff.

Sweeney also announced that the team has hired Spencer Carbery Assistant Coach of the Providence Bruins to join Trent Whitfield on the staff and that Mike Dunham has been hired as Goaltender Development Coach who will join the Bruins’ Development staff.

Leach served as an assistant coach for the Providence Bruins during the 2016-17 season, where the team racked up 96 points during the regular season and made their first appearance in the AHL Eastern Conference final since the 2008-09 season.

Prior to his time with Providence, Leach served as an assistant coach for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins during the 2015-16 season, reaching the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs.

Leach spent 11 seasons as a defenseman in the NHL and AHL from 2002-13. Leach skated in 70 career National Hockey League games for five different teams, (Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens, and San Jose Sharks) tallying a goal, two assists, 60 penalty minutes and a plus-three rating.

Also announced on Monday is the national tv schedule for the Boston Bruins. There will be 15 games televised either on NBC or NBCSN.

Boston Bruins Hire Jay Leach To Coach Providence
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