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Eagles head coach Chris Stewart steps down

Windsor Now file photoColorado Eagles head coach Chris Stewart, top, announced Tuesday he was stepping down as head coach of the team after five years.

FORT COLLINS ” After five seasons behind the bench for the Colorado Eagles, president, general manager and head coach Chris Stewart has decided to give up his coaching duties.

Stewart’s decision was announced around 3 p.m. at the Fort Collins Marriot.

Kevin McClelland has been named Stewart’s replacement. McClelland won four Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers in the 1980’s.

McClelland was the Central Hockey League Coach of the Year with the Memphis RiverKings in 2006-2007.

For more about Stewart and the Eagles, read Wednesday’s Windsor Now.