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Glen Wesley

Born:October 2, 1968Draft:1987 Bruins #3 Overall
Hometown:Red Deer, ABPosition:D
Known For:Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:Canada

Glen Edwin Wesley (born October 2, 1968) is a Canadian-American former ice hockey defenceman. Wesley played 13 seasons for the Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. He began his career with the Boston Bruins, and briefly played for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Wesley played in four Stanley Cup Finals, winning it once in 2006. He was the Hurricanes’ director of development for defensemen, and announced his departure on June 12, 2018. As of August 28, 2018 he now works as a development coach for the St. Louis Blues.

Years as an NHL player: 1987-2008

Years as an NHL executive: 2008-2018

Years as an NHL coach: 2018-present

Glen Wesley
Glen Wesley skates with his sons on the night the Carolina Hurricanes retired his number. (via Josh Wesley)

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  • Stanley Cup Champion (Hurricanes – 2006)
  • NHL All-Star Game (1989)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (1988)
  • WHL (West) First All-Star Team (1986, 1987)