DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Ken Holland announced today that the team has hired Adam Nightingale as assistant coach/video.

Nightingale, 37, spent the 2016-17 season as video coach for the Buffalo Sabres and is currently serving as video coordinator on Jeff Blashill’s staff for Team USA at the 2017 IIHF World Championship in Germany and France. Prior to his time with the Sabres, Nightingale served as head coach of the prestigious Shattuck St. Mary’s bantam team for two seasons (2014-16), winning a national championship in 2016, in addition to working as video coordinator for the United States at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal. Prior to his time at Shattuck St. Mary’s, Nightingale spent four seasons (2010-14) as director of hockey operations and video coordinator for the Michigan State Spartans.

The Cheboygan, Mich., native split his collegiate career between Lake Superior State University (2000-02) and Michigan State University (2003-05), compiling 37 points (18-19-37) and 160 penalty minutes in 118 games and serving as an alternate captain for the Spartans as a junior and senior. Nightingale also played professionally, recording 27 points (10-17-27) and 171 penalty minutes over four ECHL seasons with the Gwinnett Gladiators, Greenville Grrrowl and Charlotte Checkers between 2004-08.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Places To See Indie Rock In DetroitIt's called Detroit Rock City for a reason.
Guide: Best Barbecue In Metro DetroitSometimes, nothing hits the spot like good barbecue.
Best Ice Cream Shops In Metro DetroitIt's getting warm outside! Take advantage of it.

Watch & Listen LIVE