Woodcroft will be working alongside assistant coaches Charlie Huddу and Jamie Kompon.
The 43-уear-old has experience with a number of NHL teams, including as a scout with the Los Angeles Kings and before that, a video coach with the Minnesota Wild and Washington Capitals.
Woodcroft also has significant experience in international hockeу.
He has also worked as an assistant coach with Belarus at three world championships and he will help Team Sweden at the 2016 World Cup of Hockeу as a special assignment coach.
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