Derek Lalonde has added assistant Jay Varady to the Detroit Red Wings' coaching staff.
Most recently head coach of the American Hockey League Tucson Roadrunners, Varady joins Lalonde, associate coach Bob Boughner and goaltending coach Alex Westlund as new faces for the 2022-23 season. Alex Tanguay was retained from former coach Jeff Blashill's coaching staff.
Varady served as an assistant coach with the Arizona Coyotes organization in 2020-21, in between two stints (2018-20, last season) in charge of the Coyotes' top farm team.
Boughner and Westlund were hired July 8. At the time, Lalonde said the Wings might hire another assistant.