Brooks gets expanded role after Pens missed playoffs
PITTSBURGH -- Herb Brooks, who rejected a chance to return as the New York Rangers' coach earlier this summer, will take an expanded role with the Pittsburgh Penguins as director of player development.
The 65-year-old Brooks will give up his job as the Penguins' scout in Minnesota to oversee the development of the team's prospects and draft picks.
General manager Craig Patrick decided to fill the position --
empty since 1991, when Scotty Bowman became the Penguins' coach --
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