Former Sabres consultant becomes NHL's first full-time female coach

Posted at 4:06 PM, Aug 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-26 08:10:44-04

The Arizona Coyotes made history on Wednesday, hiring Dawn Braid as the NHL's first full-time female coach.

She will serve as the team's skating coach.  Braid worked part-time with the Coyotes last year.

Previously, Braid served as a consultant for the Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Maple Leafs and Anaheim Ducks.

In January, the Bills hired Kathryn Smith as the league's first full-time female assistant, naming her the quality control-special teams coach.