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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have hired former Olympian Lyndsey Fry as a special adviser to team President and CEO Ahron Cohen.
The 26-year-old Fry, who grew up in Chandler, Arizona, will also be a brand ambassador for the NHL club.
Fry helped the U.S. women’s hockey team win a silver medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. She also was part of the gold medal-winning team at the 2013 world championships.
Collegiately, she played four seasons at Harvard.
Cohen called Fry “an inspirational role model to young people” across Arizona.
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Fry said she is excited to work with the Coyotes to advance a goal of growing hockey throughout Arizona.
In her new job, Fry will work with the Coyotes Hockey Development department to spearhead the growth of youth hockey and, particularly, women’s hockey.
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