AEROS NAME CAM STEWART ASSISTANT COACH/FRONT OFFICE ADVISOR
HOUSTON, Texas – The American Hockey League’s Houston Aeros have announced that Cam Stewart will serve as assistant coach and front office advisor during the 2006-07 season. Stewart rejoined the team in October 2005 as special assistant to hockey and as a radio color analyst for home games.
In addition to his coaching duties, Stewart will continue to make community appearances and speaking engagements on behalf of the team. He will also serve as a special advisor to the front office.
Stewart played the 1997-98 and 1998-99 seasons with Houston and was a member of the Minnesota Wild’s inaugural team in 2000-01 before retiring due to a concussion after nine pro seasons. Stewart, who helped the Aeros claim an IHL Turner Cup in 1999, also served full time as an assistant coach with the Aeros in their Calder Cup championship season of 2002-03 and also in 2003-04.
Stewart ranks 11th on the team’s all-time list in goals (54) and 20th in points (107). Stewart played parts of six NHL seasons with Boston, Florida and Minnesota, picking up 39 points (16-23=39) and 120 penalty minutes in 202 games. The 34-year-old Stewart is a native of Kitchener, Ont., and played collegiately at the University of Michigan.