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    Andrew Raycroft
    Andrew Raycroft
    Position:
    Assistant Coach

    Experience:
    1st year

    08/28/2014

    Huskies Add Former NHL Goaltender Andrew Raycroft to Coaching Staff

    Raycroft won the 2004 Calder Memorial Trophy with the Boston Bruins

    Head Coach Mike Cavanaugh announced that Andrew Raycroft has joined the UConn coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2014-15 season. Raycroft will work with the goaltenders.

    Raycroft was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins of the NHL 135th overall in 1998. He made his NHL debut in the 2000-2001 season playing 11 games that season. During his first full season, 2003-2004, Raycroft compiled a 29-18-9 record consisting of a 2.05 goals against average, a .926 save percentage, and had 3 shutouts. That season's performance earned Raycroft the Calder Memorial Trophy, as the league rookie of the year.

    In the years to come Raycroft played with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Avalanche, Vancouver Canucks, and Dallas Stars. In 2012, Raycroft signed with Italian Serie A club, Milano Rossoblu. Following that he played with IF Bjorkloven, and in April of this year, Raycroft announced his retirement from professional hockey.

    He is a native of Belleville, Ontario.

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