While Ryane Clowe’s hockey career may be over, he’s not leaving the game as the New Jersey Devils announced on Tuesday he would be added to the team’s coaching staff.
“We are looking forward to Ryane joining our staff,” said Devils head coach John Hynes. “His character, expertise as a player, knowledge of the game and passion to coach will be a benefit for our players and the Devils’ organization.”
The 33-year-old Clowe has not played in the NHL since Nov. 6, 2014 when he suffered a sixth concussion in an 18-month span. Last September, new Devils GM Ray Shero announced the veteran forward of 491 games wouldn’t be retiring but would not be playing hockey again.
Clowe joins Hynes’ staff with two more years left on a five-year deal, $24.25 million contract he signed with New Jersey in 2013. He would only play 56 games over two seasons with the Devils before concussions issues ended his career.
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