Thursday, June 27, 2013

Dan Bylsma to coach team USA for the 2014 Sochi Olympic

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According to Kevin Allen of the USA today, Dan Bylsma head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, has been selected to lead team USA in the 2014 Sochi games.  Bylsma is a good head coach and a great selection for to be the next head coach to USA Olympic team.  I would imagine many of us have a preliminary line up in our minds that would make the team. 

Kevin Allen, USA TODAY Sports -- USA Hockey is putting the band back together for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia, although the members will have a different place on the stage.
According to two people with knowledge of the decision, the Nashville Predators' David Poile will be the team's general manager, while Pittsburgh Penguins Ray Shero will be his associate general manager and Anaheim Ducks consultant Brian Burke will be the director of player development.
Penguins coach Dan Bylsma has been selected to be the USA's coach in Sochi.
The two people asked not to be identified because the official announcement will come Saturday in New York, the day before the NHL draft in Newark.

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