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This week in ECHL history

As part of the ECHL’s 25th anniversary, each week the League will take a look back at important moments in ECHL history.

Nov. 22, 2007 – Former ECHL coach Bruce Boudreau is named head coach of the NHL’s Washington Capitals. Boudreau, who led Mississippi to the 1999 Kelly Cup title, becomes the first coach to have won an ECHL championship to become a head coach in the National Hockey League.