By @MichaelCaples –
Jared Nightingale’s moving a lot closer to home.
After concluding a 13-year professional career and spending one season for the USHL’s Omaha Lancers as an assistant coach, the Jackson native has accepted a new role in Plymouth.
Nightingale will be an intern assistant coach for USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program in 2018-19, working with head coach Seth Appert and the new Under-17 Team.
Nightingale, 35, spent four seasons with Michigan State (2002-06) before embarking on a professional career that featured 472 AHL games, 59 AHL points and 989 AHL penalty minutes.
He is the younger brother of Adam Nightingale, ssistant coach/video for the Detroit Red Wings.