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Clayton Beddoes
Clayton Beddoes.jpg
Position Center
Shot Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams AJHL
Red Deer Rustlers
Weyburn Red Wings
Lake Superior State Univ.
Providence Bruins
Boston Bruins
Detroit Vipers
Berlin Capitals
Adler Mannheim
Düsseldorfer EG
Anchorage Aces
Lega Italiana Hockey Ghiaccio
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born November 10, 1970(1970-11-10),
Bentley, AB, CA
Pro Career 1988 – 2002

Clayton Beddoes (born November 10, 1970 in Bentley, Alberta, Canada) is a former professional ice hockey centre who played two seasons in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins from 1995 to 1997. He is currently the head coach for the Italian National Team.

Playing Career[]

He played Tier II Junior "A" for the Red Deer Rebels in 1988-89 and the Weyburn Red Wings in 1989-90. He then played for the Lake Superior Lakers from 1990 to 1994.

Undrafted by the NHL, Beddoes was signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins in 1994. He turned pro with the Providence Bruins in 1994-95 and then played 60 games for the Bruins over the next two seasons. He scored 2 goals and 8 assists.

In 1997 he signed with the Ottawa Senators but played 1997-98 with the Detroit Vipers. The next year he moved to Europe to play for the Berlin Capitals of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. He then played one season for Adler Mannheim and another for DEG Metro Stars.

In 2001-02 Beddoes started with the Anchorage Aces but switched in mid-season to HC Sterzing Broncos in Italy. He retired in 2002.

Coaching Career[]

Role Team Years
Assistant coach Iserlohn Roosters 2005 - 2006
Assistant coach Kölner Haie 2006 - 2008
Head coach Kölner Haie 2008 - 2009
Assistant coach Frankfurt Lions 2009 - 2010
Head coach Löwen Frankfurt 2011 - 2012
Head coach Cortina 2012 - 2014
Skills coach Red Deer Rebels 2014 - 2015
Head coach Sterzing/Vipiteno 2015 - 2017
Assistant coach Italian National Team 2015 - 2017
Assistant coach ERC Ingolstadt 2017 - 2018
Head coach Italian National Team 2018 - present
Head coach HC Bolzano 2019 - 2020

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