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Greg Cronin returns as Islanders assistant coach

Islanders' coach Greg Cronin watches players practice Tuesday,

(Credit: David Pokress)

The Islanders are bringing back Greg Cronin as an assistant coach to fill the spot vacated by Brent Thompson, who is taking over as Bridgeport head coach.

Cronin was an Isles assistant from 1999-2003, under Butch Goring and Peter Laviolette. He then spent two seasons as Bridgeport head coach before taking over the head spot at Northeastern University. Cronin, 51, spent the past three seasons...

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