2/10/14: 6:35PM:In October, NHL.com, Dan Rosen caught up with Brian Leetch and spoke about how Leetch was going to join Mark Messier’s coaching staff if Messier had become coach of the Rangers.
Leetch said that he talked it over with his wife and kids and said that he was prepared to move his family from Boston to New York and re-join the Rangers and Messier’s staff.
Coaching was not something Leetch had considered before being asked by Messier. Leetch said that he thought it would have been a great opportunity for him to work with an develop some of the Rangers young players. (Syracuse.com)
Reports surfaced over the summer that Leetch would likely join Messier.
Leetch joined the NHL Department of Player Safety after Messier was passed over.