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TODD NELSON'S ROAD TO THE NHL BEGINS IN OKC

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 09/25/2012

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by Mike Baldwin
Staff Writer

Todd Nelson's goal is to be a National Hockey League head coach. In the meantime, Nelson embraces coaching the AHL's Oklahoma City Barons, who open training camp Sunday at the Cox Convention Center.

Nelson, 43, was a finalist last summer for the Edmonton vacancy, but the Oilers named Ralph Krueger to replace Tom Renney, who was let go after the season. An NHL assistant two seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers before becoming the Barons' head coach their inaugural season, Nelson signed a three-year deal with OKC.

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