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OKC Barons coach Todd Nelson 'very disappointed' not to be hired as Edmonton Oilers coach Published: June 15, 2013

When Dallas Eakins was hired as the replacement for Ralph Krueger as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers, one of the very interesting angles that didn’t get a lot of coverage was the team’s decision to hire an AHL head coach for their top job other than the very successful man running the bench for their own minor league affiliate -- Barons coach Todd Nelson.

Nelson has guided the team to a playoff berth in each of his three seasons behind the bench in Oklahoma.

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