New York Islanders hire Jim Hiller an assistant coach

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have hired Jim Hiller as an assistant coach.

The Islanders announced the addition to Barry Trotz's staff Wednesday.

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Hiller spent the past four seasons as an assistant with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was an assistant with the Detroit Red Wings during the 2014-15 season. A veteran of 63 NHL games, he coached for 10 years in the Western Hockey League, including a stint as head coach of the Tri-City Americans from 2009-14.


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