The world can be a personal oyster for former NHL stars who manage their wealth well. Why work when you can be a well-known personality, living on past glories with enough money for a perfectly comfortable life? Yet those possibilities haven't tempted a trio of former hockey stars that have taken similar paths, returning to coach high school hockey in the Boston suburbs.
According to a pair of stories from the Boston Globe, former NHL stars Tony Amonte and Scott Young and U.S. Olympian Shawn McEachern -- a former teammate of Young's at Boston University -- have brought new life to three different Independent School League teams. Amonte has taken the reins at Thayer (Mass.) Academy, while longtime friends Young and McEachern are now leading St. Mark's (Mass.) School and Rivers (Mass.) School, respectively.
For Amonte, the new job was a long time coming, with the former Blackhawks star returning to the school at which he first blossomed, just in time to first coach his son at the middleRead More »from Former NHL stars return to resurrect suburban Boston teams