Player Development Coach
Bill Guerin is in his third season as player development coach.
In his role, Guerin, 42, is responsible for working with young prospects throughout the Penguins organization – assisting in the development of players in the minor leagues as well as junior and college hockey.
Guerin played 18 NHL seasons for eight teams, recording 429 goals and 427 assists for 856 points and winning two Stanley Cups.
Guerin played 95 games for Pittsburgh over the final two seasons of his career before retiring in 2010 as a Penguin. His play and leadership were essential parts of the Penguins’ 2009 Stanley Cup championship after he was acquired at the March, 2009 trade deadline.
Guerin also played for New Jersey, Edmonton, Boston, Dallas, St. Louis, San Jose and NY Islanders in a career that spanned from 1991-92 through 2009-10. He broke into the NHL with the Devils, the team that drafted him fifth overall in the 1989 NHL Draft, and won a Stanley Cup with New Jersey in 1995.
A native of Wilbraham, Mass., Guerin also represented the U.S. in the Olympics in 1988, ‘02 and ‘06 and played in two World Cups in 1996 and ‘04. He won a silver medal at the 2002 Olympics and gold in the 1996 World Cup. Guerin was elected into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013.
Bill and his wife, Kara, have four children.