Mark Kumpel

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Mark Kumpel
Born (1961-05-07) May 7, 1961 (age 56)
Wakefield, MA, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for AHL
Fredericton Express
Adirondack Red Wings
Moncton Hawks
Providence Bruins
Quebec Nordiques
Detroit Red Wings
Winnipeg Jets
National team  United States
NHL Draft 108th overall, 1980
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1983–1993

Mark Alan Kumpel (born March 7, 1961 in Wakefield, Massachusetts) is a former American ice hockey player.

Selected by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft, Kumpel also played for the Detroit Red Wings and Winnipeg Jets. A member of the 1984 Olympic team, Kumpel retired from the NHL after 288 games played where he totaled 38 goals for 84 points.

After his retirement as a player, Kumpel served as head coach of the Nashville Knights and Dayton Bombers of the EXHL, and was on the Portland Pirates staff from 1998 to 2004. Kumpel also served as a scout for the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers. Prior to becoming the Director of Hockey Operations for the Eastern Hockey League in 2012, Kumpel had a successful five-year tenure as head coach of the Walpole Express Junior A hockey team. Kumpel led the Express to three consecutive AJHL playoff championships (2009–12) and two regular-season titles in (2011 and 2012).

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