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NHL Blue Jackets name Larsen as new coach
Washington, June 10, 2021 (AFP) - Brad Larsen, who spent the past seven seasons as an assistant coach, was promoted Thursday to head coach of the National Hockey League's Columbus Blue Jackets.
The 43-year-old Canadian, who played 294 games over parts of eight NHL seasons with Colorado and Atlanta, replaced John Tortorella, who parted ways with the club last month after his contract expired.
"I'm humbled and honored to be the head coach of this hoc ...