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Brent Sutter hired as new coach of Flames

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -General manager Darryl Sutter has hired his brother Brent Sutter to be the new coach of the Calgary Flames.

The addition of Brent pushes the total number of Sutters in the Flames organization to five.

Brother Duane is director of player personnel, brother Ron is a scout and Darryl's son Brett played for the Flames farm team last season.

The team has also hired Ryan McGill, Dave Lowry and Jamie McLennan assistant coaches.

Mike Keenan was fired as coach of the Flames on May 22.

Earlier this month, Brent Sutter quit the New Jersey Devils with one year remaining on his contract, saying he wanted to return to Alberta.

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