Fred Creighton
Fred Creighton is a former Canadian
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 ice hockey
Ice hockey
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 and coach. Creighton was head coach of the Atlanta Flames
Atlanta Flames
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 from 1975 to 1979 and the Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
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 in 1980.

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Creighton also coached the Charlotte Checkers (Charlotte,N.C.) of the Eastern Hockey League for ten years, leading them to two Walker Cup Titles in 1970-1971 and 1971-1972.
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