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Matt Shaw
New Jersey Devils - Assistant Coach
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Matt Shaw joins the Devils’ organization after spending the past three seasons as an assistant coach with San Jose, having been named to the position in July 2009. Prior to his time with the Sharks, he served as an assistant coach on Jacques Lemaire’s staff in Minnesota in 2008-09, first joining the club as a video coach in 2007-08.  Shaw spent the previous seven seasons, 2000-01 through 2006-07, as an assistant coach with Houston (IHL, 2000-01 and AHL), while also serving as assistant general manager.  He worked three seasons for Dave Barr (2000-01 to 2002-03), and was a part of the Aeros’ 2003 Calder Cup Championship team.  Shaw’s 19 seasons of coaching includes time spent as head coach with Quad City (UHL), leading the club to 2000 UHL Finals, as well as with Mobile (ECHL) in 1997-98.  He also served as an assistant coach with Chicago (IHL) in 1998-99 and Quad City (CoHL) for two seasons, after beginning his coaching career as an assistant with his alma mater, Colorado College (WCHA) in 1990-91.  A defenseman, Shaw earned All-WCHA Honorable Mention honors in 1988-89, and also played for United States International University.



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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday