2024-2025 Junior Railers coaches Bobby Butler and Lynn Loyns

The Junior Railers are proud to announce that Bobby Butler and Lynn Loyns will coach the Junior Railers 2015 Elite team for the 2024-2025 season.

Coach Butler will be entering his 6th season as is the Junior Railers Director of Hockey and will also coach the Worcester Rail Dawgs 2016 Elite team. After a 4 year career at UNH including being named a Hobey Baker finalist, he went on to play in 130 NHL games for Ottawa, Florida, New Jersey and Nashville; the AHL, Europe and for team USA in the 2018 Olympics. He finished his pro career as captain of the Worcester Railers in 2023.

Coach Loyns is originally from Naicam Saskatchewan and will be entering his 8th season with the Junior Railers. Coach Loyns also coaches the 2012 Elite team, serves as the VP of AAA Hockey and teaches Learn to Play. His playing career included 4 years with the Spokane Chiefs of the WHL where he was a 2X team leading scorer and was named to the “Top 35 Chiefs in 35 years”. His 13 year professional career included 35 NHL games with San Jose and Calgary; the AHL, Germany, Italy and England.