Edmonton Oilers retain OKC Barons coaching staff

The Oilers re-signed coach Todd Nelson and assistant coaches Gerry Fleming and Rocky Thompson.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 9, 2012

All three members of the Oklahoma City Barons coaching staff are returning next season, Edmonton Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini announced Monday.

Coach Todd Nelson and assistant coaches Gerry Fleming and Rocky Thompson return after leading to the Barons to the Western Conference Finals and Western Conference regular season title last season.

Next season will be the third in Oklahoma City for the coaching staff.

In each of the first two seasons, the Barons made the Calder Cup Playoffs and posted at least 40 wins.


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