TeamS of 3ICE

3ICE Pittsburgh

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Joe Mullen returns for his 3rd season with 3ICE as Coach of 3ICE Pittsburgh, at city in which he won two of his three Stanley Cups (Calgary the other). Team Mullen fell to 5th in the standings in 2023 after an inaugural season which saw Joey's club dominate the regular season before falling in the Patrick Cup Finals. Despite the loss, Joey was presented with the first-ever Eddie Johnston Coach of the Year Award. As a player, Joe was the first American player to score 500 goals and to accumulate 1,000 points in his career. Despite being undrafted, Mullen spent 16 seasons in the NHL before being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2000. Mullen played with the United States National Team on several occasions, including three Canada Cup tournaments.

Team Murphy*

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After a 4th-place finish during 3ICE's inaugural season, Larry Murphy led Team Murphy to the Patrick Cup title in 2023. His team finished with a 7-1 record and a league-high 36 goals scored, helping him secure the Eddie Johnston Coach of the Year Award. Murphy returns for Season 3 as coach of 3ICE Minnesota, bringing back to the midwest the blue-collar mentality he honed as a player there. Murphy is the only player to win four Stanley Cup Championships in the 1990's, winning his first two back-to-back with Pittsburgh in 1991 and 1992, and the same result in 1997 and 1998 with Detroit. He is the fifth highest scoring defense man in NHL history with 1,216 points and was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004. Murphy currently serves as a studio analyst for the Red Wings on Fox Sports Detroit.

3ICE Minnesota

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After a 4th-place finish during 3ICE's inaugural season, Larry Murphy led Team Murphy to the Patrick Cup title in 2023. His team finished with a 7-1 record and a league-high 36 goals scored, helping him secure the Eddie Johnston Coach of the Year Award. Murphy returns for Season 3 as coach of 3ICE Minnesota, bringing back to the midwest the blue-collar mentality he honed as a player there. Murphy is the only player to win four Stanley Cup Championships in the 1990's, winning his first two back-to-back with Pittsburgh in 1991 and 1992, and the same result in 1997 and 1998 with Detroit. He is the fifth highest scoring defense man in NHL history with 1,216 points and was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004. Murphy currently serves as a studio analyst for the Red Wings on Fox Sports Detroit.

Team Patrick*

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Commissioner Patrick returns to the sidelines for the 2023 3ICE season. After stints as a player in California, St. Louis, Kansas City and Washington, Patrick retired from professional hockey in 1979. He was hired by the legendary coach Herb Brooks to become the Asst. GM/Asst. Coach of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that famously defeated the Soviet Union, better known as the “Miracle on Ice.” Craig has served multiple NHL franchises in several capacities since 1980, starting with the New York Rangers, where he held the titles of GM, Head Coach and Director of Operations. In 1989, he was hired as the GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins--a club he also coached for two seasons--and proceeded to back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Pens in 1990-91 and 1991-92. Patrick was named NHL Executive of the Year by Sporting News three times (1990-91, 1997-98, 1998-99).

3ICE Tennessee

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John LeClair returns for his 3rd season as 3ICE coach in 2024, this time as head man of 3ICE Tennessee. His squad, Team LeClair, dropped off to a 7th place finish last year, after taking home 3rd place during 3ICE's inaugural season. LeClair's NHL career spanned 16 seasons with three clubs--the Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins. One of the league's toughest players, he famously became the first American-born player to score 50 goals in three consecutive NHL seasons while in Philadelphia. The five-time All-Star won his lone Stanley Cup as a member of the Canadiens in 1993. LeClair joined the front office of his former team, the Flyers, as Special Advisor to Hockey Operations last summer.

Team Bourque*

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Ray Bourque returns for his 2nd season as 3ICE Coach after leading his team to the playoffs during his 1st season at the helm. Team Bourque notched a 5-3 record and placed 3rd after a Consolation Match win on Championship Weekend. He now takes over 3ICE Boston, where he spent 20 years with the Bruins, including 12 as team captain. He earned 17 NHL All-Star selections and won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best defenseman five times during his Bruin career, before moving to Colorado and winning his 1st Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2001. Both of his former teams retired his #77 jersey, making him one of nine NHLers to have a jersey retired by two clubs. In 2004 in his 1st year of eligibility, Bourque was selected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2017, he was named one of the NHL’s 100 Greatest Players.

3ICE NY/NJ

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Ken Daneyko enters his first season as coach of 3ICE New York/New Jersey. The rugged NHL legend played his entire 22-year career with the New Jersey Devils, earning him the fan-appointed nickname “Mr. Devil”. After being drafted by the club with the 18th overall pick in the 1982 draft, the Edmonton, Alberta-native proceeded to appear in a franchise-record 1,283 career games, highlighted by Stanley Cup wins in 1995, 2000 and 2003. One of the era’s top defenseman, he also logged a franchise-high 2,516 penalty minutes, another mark that still stands today. His #3 Devils uniform was retired by the team on March 24, 2006, becoming just the second to hang from the Prudential Center rafters. Daneyko currently provides color commentary for all Devils broadcasts on MSGSN.

Team Johnston*

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Proud owner of 5 Stanley Cup rings, Ed Johnston steps down from the front office to the sidelines in 2023. Eddie was an NHL goaltender for 16 seasons (Boston, Toronto, St. Louis, Chicago), an NHL Head Coach for 8 seasons (Chicago, Pittsburgh) and an NHL Vice President, General Manager and Consultant for nearly 30 years. During his term as GM in Pittsburgh, he was responsible for the drafting of Mario LeMieux. He is the all-time leader for games coached (516) for the Pittsburgh Penguins and holds the distinction of being the last NHL goaltender to play every minute of every game in a season (1963-64).

3ICE Chicago

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Grant Fuhr returns in 2024 for his 3rd season with 3ICE, this year as leader of 3ICE Chicago. Team Fuhr bounced back from a last-place finish in the inaugural season by making a run at the 2023 playoffs. Fuhr holds the distinction of being the winning coach in 3ICE's first-ever game. Over Grant's 21-year NHL career (the first 10 with Edmonton), he earned six NHL All-Star Game nods while winning five Stanley Cup Championships. This Vezina Trophy winner also holds several records including most career points by a goaltender (61), most assists in a single season (14) and most games played in a single season (79). He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2003 and later named as one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in history during the league’s centennial season in 2018. Former teammate Wayne Gretzky declared Fuhr is the greatest goaltender in NHL history.

3ICE Buffalo

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Pierre Turgeon enters his first season as coach of 3ICE Buffalo. The recent Hockey Hall of Fame inductee (2023) appeared in 1,294 NHL games during his 19-year NHL career, before retiring in 2007. After being selected #1 overall by Buffalo in 1987 NHL Entry Draft and playing five seasons for the Sabres, Turgeon would make career stops in New York (Islanders), Montreal, St. Louis, Dallas and Colorado. Upon joining Colorado as a free agent in 2005, he switched his long-time jersey number from #77 to #88 because #77 had been retired by the Avalanche...in the name of fellow 3ICE coach Ray Bourque. On November 8, 2005 as a member of Colorado, he became the 34th player in history to score 500 career goals. He finished his career with 515 to go with 1,327 career points and was named an NHL All-Star on five occasions.

3ICE Boston

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Ray Bourque returns for his 2nd season as 3ICE Coach after leading his team to the playoffs during his 1st season at the helm. Team Bourque notched a 5-3 record and placed 3rd after a Consolation Match win on Championship Weekend. He now takes over 3ICE Boston, where he spent 20 years with the Bruins, including 12 as team captain. He earned 17 NHL All-Star selections and won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best defenseman five times during his Bruin career, before moving to Colorado and winning his 1st Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2001. Both of his former teams retired his #77 jersey, making him one of nine NHLers to have a jersey retired by two clubs. In 2004 in his 1st year of eligibility, Bourque was selected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2017, he was named one of the NHL’s 100 Greatest Players.

3ICE Dallas

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Guy Carbonneau is back in 2024 for his 3rd season with 3ICE. As coach of 3ICE Dallas, he returns to the city where he spent the last five of his 19 careeer NHL seasons and won his final Stanley Cup (1999). Team Carbonneau finished at the bottom of the 2023 standings after logging six victories during the league's inaugural season, including a weekly win in 3ICE's 1st trip north of the border. Guy's hockey career began in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Chicoutimi Saguenéens. After an impressive 182-point season with the Saguenéens, Carbonneau was drafted 44th overall in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. He went on the play 13 seasons in Montreal and later served as the Canadiens head coach from 2006-2009. During his 19-year career, Carbonneau was awarded the NHL’s Frank J. Selke Trophy and hoisted the Stanley Cup three times each. He was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2019.
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