Bruins extend affiliation with Providence, hire Jay Pandolfo
|08.27.14 at 5:41 pm ET|
The Bruins announced Wednesday that they have extended their affiliation with the Providence Bruins and hired former Bruins forward Jay Pandolfo as a development coach. They also announced that Don Sweeney, currently an assistant general manager for the Bruins, will also serve as GM of the Providence Bruins.
Pandolfo, a Winchester native and Boston University graduate, spent the majority of his 15-year NHL career with the Devils. After a season with the Islanders in 2011-12, Pandolfo finished his career with the Bruins in 2012-13. In playing for Boston, he was also reunited with former Devils coach Claude Julien.
Sweeney is entering his ninth year in the Bruins’ front office. He will retain his current responsibilities as assistant GM in addition to his new Providence duties.
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