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NHL All-Star notes: Coaches have a connection because of their sons

NHL All-Star notes: Coaches have a connection because of their sons

A standout from last year's NHL All-Star game will make a repeat appearance Sunday at Bridgestone Arena, but his name isn't among the league's scoring leaders or top goaltenders.

Christopher Sutter, a star among stars last year in Columbus as an assistant to his father, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter, accompanied his dad to Nashville for another turn behind the bench. Darryl Sutter will coach the Pacific Division team with help from Christopher, who was born with Down syndrome nearly 23 years ago.

Washington Capitals Coach Barry Trotz, who will coach the Metropolitan Division team in the three-on-three tournament the league adopted this season, spoke Friday of the bond he has...

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