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Lightning Dwayne Roloson takes coaching job with UMass Lowell

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Dwayne Roloson played 16 years in the NHL, reaching the Stanley Cup finals with the Edmonton Oilers in 2006 and the Eastern Conference Finals with the Lightning in 2011, both times losing to the eventual cup-winner.  Per Lowell Sun-Sports, he has now accepted a coaching job in the NCAA.

Per Lowell Sun-Sports:

16-year NHL goalie Dwayne #Roloson joins UMass Lowell hockey staff, pending end of the NHL lockout. Roloson starred at UML in early 1990s.

— Lowell Sun Sports (@LowellSunSports) October 18, 2012

Roloson played what will go down as his final NHL game with the Lightning on April 7, 2012, a 4-3 overtime win over the Winnipeg Jets that also saw Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos score his 60th goal.

Roloson allowed three goals on 31 shots to take the victory for the Lightning.

The 43-year old goaltender had reportedly turned down other offers to join coaching staffs before accepting this offer.

 

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