Ex-assistant Wayne Fleming dies

Updated: March 26, 2013, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Longtime NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming has died. He was 62.

Hockey Canada said Fleming died Monday in Calgary, Alberta, after a battle with brain cancer.

"Hockey Canada has lost a great friend, and the hockey world has lost not only a tremendous coach, but a wonderful man," said Bob Nicholson, president and CEO of Hockey Canada. "We send our condolences to Wayne's wife, Carolyn, their four children and the rest of the Fleming family."

Fleming spent 14 seasons in ...

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