Wild Keep Assistants Hendrickson, Mason for Boudreau’s Staff
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have finalized their staff under coach Bruce Boudreau, retaining assistants Darby Hendrickson and Bob Mason to join new hires John Anderson and Scott Stevens.
Hendrickson, who played for the Wild over the franchise's first four years, will start his seventh season on staff. Mason will begin his 15th year as goaltending coach. Andrew Brunette, who was an assistant coach the last two seasons, was transferred to the hockey operations department.
Two new hires were named Monday by the Wild: Sean Skahan as strength and conditioning coach and Derek Lalonde as head coach of their AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild.
Additionally, the NHL revealed dates and matchups for home openers this season, sending the Wild to St. Louis on Oct. 13 and Winnipeg to Minnesota on Oct. 15.
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