Gilbert hired to take over Phantoms

With former coach John Paddock taking over Assistant General Manager duties, the Adirondack Phantoms have hired former Calgary Flames and Toronto Marlies’ coach Greg Gilbert as the head coach for the 2009-10 AHL season.

“We are pleased to add Greg to our organization as head coach of the Phantoms,” said General Manager Paul Holmgren. “He has a wealth of coaching experience at many levels and has shown a unique ability to work well with younger players.”

In three seasons with the Marlies, Gilbert racked up a respectable 123-89 record.  However,  he didn’t fare as well in his three years in Calgary, finishing his tenure, 14 games under .500.

Gilbert was also a player, appearing in close to 850 NHL games,  most with the New York Islanders.  Gilbert holds the NHL record as the only man to win a Stanley Cup with both the Islanders and New York Rangers.

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