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Lorne Henning, born February 2, 1952 in Melfort, Saskatchewan, is a Canadian hockey executive. He currently serves as Director of Player Personnel and Assistant General Manager of the NHL's Vancouver Canucks.

Henning was picked 2nd, 17th overall, by the New York Islanders in the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft.

He spent nine years as a forward with the New York Islanders. Henning earned an assist on the May 24, 1980 goal by Bobby Nystrom that earned the Islanders their first of four consecutive Stanley Cups

In the summer of 1980 he became an Assistant Coach with New York Islanders. He also played 9 regular season games, and 1 playoff game. He became the last playing coach for a Stanley Cup winning team. Henning retired after the 1981 season, but remained with the team as an Asssitant Coach until becoming the head coach of the Minnesota North Stars in 1985-86. Henning was replaced during the 1986-87 season by Glen Sonmor. He later returned to New York Islanders as an assistant coach. In 1994-95 Henning replaced the retiring Al Arbour as coach. He was fired in the offseason and replaced by Mike Milbury. He later served as an assistant coach with the Chicago Blackhawks, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, and the Islanders.

Awards Edit

Stanley Cup Champion 1980 (player), 1981 (player/Ass't Coach), 1982, 1983 (Ass't Coach) (all with the New York Islanders).

External linksEdit

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