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Devils add former captain Scott Stevens as assistant coach

Newark, NJ (Sports Network) - The New Jersey Devils have named Scott Stevens and Matt Shaw as assistant coaches for the 2012-13 season.

Stevens captained New Jersey to its three Stanley Cup championships and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007. He spent 13 of his 22 NHL seasons with the Devils, announcing his retirement in September 2005.

The Devils retired the former Conn Smythe winner's No. 4 jersey in 2006.

Stevens, who also played for Washington and St. Louis, had been serving as a special assignment coach with New Jersey for the past five seasons.

Shaw was most recently an assistant with San Jose.

Stevens and Shaw will replace Hall of Famers Larry Robinson and Adam Oates. Robinson left to join San Jose as an assistant and Oates was named the new head coach of the Washington Capitals.

07/17 14:17:29 ET