Dan Bylsma lands with the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers

Per NHL.com’s Andy Eide and TheAHL.com’s Patrick Williams:

The Kraken have added Andrew Allen as goalie coach and Dan Bylsma as an assistant for AHL Charlotte— Andy Eide (@AndyEide) August 10, 2021

Seattle has announced that former NHL head coach Dan Bylsma will be joining Charlotte as an assistant coach

Bylsma will work with Checkers head coach Geordie Kinnear, who is employed by Florida. Charlotte will have a dual affiliation with Florida and Seattle this season.#AHL pic.twitter.com/zuXK3ZqjiC— PATRICK WILLIAMS (@pwilliamsAHL) August 10, 2021

Bylsma won the Jack Adams Award in 2011 with Pittsburgh.

For 2022-23, Seattle is expected to have a full AHL affiliate operating out of the Palm Springs area.#AHL— PATRICK WILLIAMS (@pwilliamsAHL) August 10, 2021

The @SeattleKraken have named Dan Bylsma as an assistant coach with the AHL’s @CheckersHockey.

📝: https://t.co/T9cqMdytyy pic.twitter.com/Da6qA6mSiI— American Hockey League (@TheAHL) August 10, 2021

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3 thoughts on “Dan Bylsma lands with the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers”

    1. Sometimes you have to take a step back to take steps forward. I hope he does well.

      1. Although still a step backward, he’s probably in place to become head coach of the Kracken Palm Springs AHL affiliate at start-up in 22-23.

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