Bob Hartley to coach Zurich Lions
Updated: March 14, 2011, 12:01 PM ETAssociated Press
ZURICH -- Stanley Cup-winning coach Bob Hartley has been appointed coach of the Zurich Lions.
The Swiss club says the 50-year-old Canadian has agreed to a two-year contract.
At Zurich, Hartley replaces Bengt-Ake Gustafsson, who coached Sweden's gold medal-winning team at the 2006 Turin Olympics.
Zurich became European champion by winning the inaugural Champions Hockey League in 2009. However, the team has been eliminated in the first round of the Swiss League playoffs the past two seasons.
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