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Conference finals: A look at the coaches

Updated: May 22, 2006, 6:33 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

RANDY CARLYLE ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS

HOW HE GOT HERE: There is the impression, because he is a rookie head coach, that Carlyle came out of nowhere to lead the Mighty Ducks to the Western Conference finals. He didn't. He actually came out of the coaching strip mines.

Carlyle, who turned 50 the day after the regular season ended, spent six years between 1996 and 2005 as coach of the AHL Manitoba Moose, the top affiliate of the Vancouver ...

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