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Todd McLellan once had 'tremendous roommate' in Ducks' Bruce Boudreau
Todd McLellan once had 'tremendous roommate' in Ducks' Bruce Boudreau

Everybody in the NHL seems to have crossed paths with almost everybody else at some point, whether in youth hockey, juniors, college or the minor leagues. But San Jose Coach Todd McLellan and Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau, who will be on opposing benches Monday night when the Sharks face the Ducks at the Honda Center, know each other especially well: They were roommates while playing for the Springfield (Mass.) Indians of the American Hockey League from 1987-89. McLellan, who had a brief minor-league career, had nothing but praise for Boudreau, who was a legendary scorer in the minor leagues. McLellan said that Boudreau, who is more than 12 years older, became a mentor and older brother to...

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