Dave Barr is in his first season as an assistant coach with the Chicago Wolves after being named to the position on July 25, 2023.
Following a lengthy playing career that included 614 career NHL games with the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Hartford Whalers, Detroit Red Wings, New Jersey Devils and Dallas Stars from 1981-94 as well as stints in the AHL and IHL, Barr joined the coaching ranks.
He has been an assistant coach with five NHL teams, including the Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres and San Jose Sharks.
Barr also spent five seasons as the head coach and general manager of the Guelph Storm in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 2004-08, three seasons (1997-2000) as an assistant coach with the Houston Aeros and one season as the team’s general manager and head coach (2000-01).
Prior to joining the Wolves, Barr was head coach of the Vienna Capitals of the Austrian ICE Hockey League for two seasons.