Former National Hockey League (NHL) player Cory Stillman was hired as assistant coach for the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday.
“We are very pleased to have Cory on the coaching staff for Rick Tocchet,” Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong said in a statement. He is a very good coach with a great work ethic who is passionate about hockey. I’m sure our players and staff will benefit from his knowledge and expertise. ”
Stillman has played 1,025 games in the NHL, playing there as a center. During his long career, he amassed 278 goals and 449 assists for a total of 727 points.
After hanging up his skates in 2011, the Peterborough, Ont. Native was part of the Florida Panthers player development team and was the development director for the Carolina Hurricanes for five years.
Most recently, Stillman was the head coach of the Sudbury Wolves in the Ontario Junior Hockey League. In three campaigns, he maintained a 94-89-16 record.