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2016-17 New York Rangers Yearbook

JERRY DINEEN V i d e o Coach Jerry Dineen is currently in his 23rd season with the New York Rangers. In his role as Video Coach, Dineen assists the coaching staff with analysis of game video and pre-scouting film. He provides video for the coaches during game intermissions detailing both the Rangers’ and opponents’ tactics to either exploit offensively or make corrections defensively. In addition, Dineen prepares information for pre-game and post-game meetings in coordination with the other coaches. Under his guidance, the Rangers now utilize advancements in technology to record and archive all NHL games to track other players and teams for management. He also creates highlight and specialty video for the coaching staff and players. In addition to his work with the Rangers, Dineen also assisted the team’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack, in 1999-00 to help them win the Calder Cup Championship. Prior to coming to New York, Dineen skated in 86 career East Coast Hockey League games in two seasons with the Winston–Salem Thunderbirds and Raleigh Ice Caps, registering 14 goals and 23 assists for 37 points. The Seattle, Washington, native also played four years of college hockey at SUNY Plattsburgh of the ECAC-W before turning pro. He won the Division III NCAA Championship with the Cardinals during his freshman year. Dineen comes from a rich hockey background. His father played in the NHL for the Detroit Red Wings and worked in various roles in professional hockey before retiring as a scout with the St. Louis Blues. His brother, Kevin, is an Assistant Coach with the Chicago Blackhawks and was part of Chicago’s Stanley Cup-winning team in 2014-15. In addition, Kevin led Team Canada’s Women’s team to a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia as its head coach. Dineen resides in Somers, NY with his wife, Sandy, three daughters, Ashley, Haley and Megan, and son, Daniel. SHAWN ROCHE V i d e o A s s i s t a n t Shawn Roche is currently in his first season with the Rangers coaching staff as the team’s Video Assistant. In his role, Roche is responsible for assisting Video Coach Jerry Dineen and other members of the team’s coaching staff and management with video breakdowns. Prior to joining the Rangers, Roche spent two seasons as the Video Coordinator with the team’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. In his role with the Wolf Pack, he worked with the team’s coaching staff to prepare video for pre-game meetings, as well as create game plans for upcoming contests. Roche also served as the Video Coordinator for the Canisius College Hockey Program in Buffalo, New York for two years before joining the Wolf Pack. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Sports Management at Bowling Green State University, and he received a Master of Arts in Education at the University of Phoenix.


2016-17 New York Rangers Yearbook
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