Lidster, Doug

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Lidster, Doug

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  • Lidster, John Douglas Andrew

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John Douglas Andrew Lidster, known as Doug Lidster, is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the NHL. He is currently an assistant coach for the Vancouver Canucks. Originally from Kamloops, BC, he was drafted by the Canucks in 1980 and played for Team Canada in the 1984 Olympics. He made his NHL debut at the end of the 1983-1984 season. He was traded to the New York Rangers before the 1993-1994 season and was part of that team's 1994 Stanley Cup win. He briefly played for the St. Louis Blues before returning to the New York Rangers in 1995. He signed with the Dallas Starts in 1999 where he won his second Stanley Cup before retiring. After his playing career ended, he coached several minor hockey teams and served as Assistant Coach to the Canadian Women's National Hockey team. He returned to the Canucks as an assistant coach in 2014.


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Created 04-04-2017
Updated 25-03-2021


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