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Edmonton Oilers add former NHL defenceman Mark Stuart to coaching staff

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The Edmonton Oilers have added former NHL defenceman Mark Stuart to its coaching staff for the upcoming season.

Stuart spent last season coaching at his alma mater, Colorado College.

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The 38-year-old previously held a position with the Winnipeg Jets’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, in 2018-19 before joining the University of Vermont staff.

A former first-round draft choice in 2003, Stuart played 673 games across 12 seasons in the NHL.

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Stuart played six years for the Boston Bruins before getting traded to the Atlanta Thrashers, where he played for one season.

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Once the team relocated to Winnipeg, he played his final six years there before competing in Germany for one season with Adler Mannheim.

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