Why Team Canada’s Under-18 Hockey Coach Can’t Seem to Quit Texas

Why Team Canada’s Under-18 Hockey Coach Can’t Seem to Quit Texas

Dave BarrDave Barr is from Toronto. He’s been in Frisco for the past two weeks as head coach of Team Canada, chasing a gold medal in the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) under-18 world championships. But Barr has also been around the Texas hockey block. He finished his NHL career as a member of the Stars during the 1993–1994 season—the team’s first in Dallas—and he also coached the Houston Aeros. “It’s neat coming back here all the time,” says Barr, who’s also been an NHL assistant coach with six teams. “Texans love their sports, and they love winners. My year [in Dallas] we had a pretty good team, and I remember how excited the fans were about a different sport in Texas. Not a lot of…View Original Post

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