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Boughner To Coach OHL's Windsor Spitfires

Wednesday, 06.14.2006 / 10:00 PM MT / News
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Boughner To Coach OHL\'s Windsor Spitfires
WINDSOR, Ont. (CP) - Windsor Spitfires president and CEO Bob Boughner, who spent the last two seasons playing with the Colorado Avalanche, was named head coach of the Ontario Hockey League team on Wednesday.

The Spitfires also announced Wednesday that Warren Rychel has been appointed general manager and Peter Dobrich will be the team's governor. Bill Bowler and D.J. Smith will also rejoin the Spitfires as assistant coaches for a second year.

Boughner is a native of Windsor and leads the Spitfires' new ownership group. Rychel and Dobrich are also co-owners of the franchise.

Boughner, 35, had one goal and six assists for seven points in 41 games last season for the Colorado Avalanche. He has recorded 72 points and 1,382 penalty minutes in 630 career regular season games.

Boughner was drafted in the second round, 32nd overall, by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1989 NHL entry draft.

Rychel, 39, played nine NHL seasons before retiring after the 1998-99 campaign. He recorded 77 points and 1,422 penalty minutes in 406 career regular season games. He most recently worked as a scout for the Phoenix Coyotes.

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