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Ned Harkness

Nevin D. "Ned" Harkness was a NCAA head coach of ice hockey and lacrosse at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Cornell University and of ice hockey at Union College. Harkness was also head coach of the Detroit Red Wings and later was the team's general manager. He was inducted into the Lake Placid Hall of Fame in 1993, the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2001 and into the RPI Hockey Ring of Honor in 2007. He is also a member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in Eveleth, Minnesota, having been inducted in 1994.
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  • Personal 

  • Early years 

  • RPI Lacrosse 

  • Reviving RPI Hockey 

  • Moving to Ithaca 

  • The NHL 

  • Union College 

  • Later years