Story by Peter Ruicci (Sault Star)
While doing something he loves, who could blame Dan Stewart for having a blast?
“It’s a wonderful opportunity to see what I can do at the next level while working with these young goalies,” said Stewart, the former Soo Greyhounds goaltending coach who now serves as the development goalie coach for the NHL’s St. Louis Blues. “It’s a dream come true.”
The 45-year-old native of Port Hope, Ont., spent four seasons with the Greyhounds before joining the Blues, who assigned him to the American Hockey League’s Utica Comets in Utica, N.Y., about a month ago.
He’s working with the Blues young netminders, a job he’s certainly familiar with.
“I’m so excited to be doing this. I’m really enjoying the development aspect of this position – that’s a strong point for me,” said Stewart, who joined the Hounds for the 2016-2017 Ontario Hockey League season. “I’m loving every minute of it.”
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