Danvers Native Meghan Duggan Named NJ Devil's Manager of Player Development

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Danvers native Meghan Duggan is joining the New Jersey Devils as the manager of player development.

The 33-year-old will work alongside the Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager Dan MacKinnon on developing information within the organization.

Devils' Executive Vice President/General Manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the news on Wednesday.

“We are incredibly excited to announce that Meghan has joined our Player Development Department," Fitzgerald said. “As our group has evolved over the past few years to include as much about off-ice as on-ice for development, we believe Meghan will be perfect for this position.

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After graduating from University of Wisconsin, she played six seasons of professional hockey in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and National Women’s Hockey League.

Duggan won 11 medals (eight gold and three silver) for Team USA. The three-time Olympian led Team USA to the gold medal in 2018.

She announced her retirement from hockey last October.

Duggan has joined former US and Canadian teammates along with other rivals in NHL coaching or management jobs.

WBZ NewsRadio's Drew Moholland (@DrewWBZ) reports:

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