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First female to coach NHL game tonight


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Josh tupper
September 25, 2023  (4:17 PM)
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There have been a lot of firsts in NHL history, but tonight will mark another. The Seattle Kraken have invited Coachella Valley Firebirds assistant coach, Jessica Campbell to be a member of their coaching staff tonight. The Kraken are set to face the Calgary Flames in preseason action.

#SeaKraken will welcome @Firebirds assistant coach, Jessica Campbell behind the bench tonight at @ClimateArena for the matchup against Calgary.

She is believed to be the first woman to coach an NHL game.

While women have been on NHL benches before in trainer roles, Campbell will be the first woman to coach a game in the league.
Congrats to Jessica Campbell on this historic milestone.
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First female to coach NHL game tonight

Do you think this is a good move?

No, it's a publicity stunt10034.8 %
Yes, it's great for the game4515.7 %
If you can coach, you can coach14249.5 %
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