Glaciers hockey-Tippett to coach Canada with world championship


April sixteen (Reuters) – Dave Tippett, coach of the National Hockey League’s Phoenix Coyotes, may coach Canada’s men’s glaciers hockey team at next month’s world championship, Hockey Canada said on Wednesday.

Tippett, which represented Canada at two Olympics as a player, providing as captain in 1984 and winning a gold medal 1992, will be assisted by fellow NHL mind coaches Paul Maurice (Winnipeg Jets) and Peter DeBoer (New Jersey Devils).

“As a training staff, we are looking forward to the task of representing Canada at the world championship, ” Tippett said in a statement.

“Hockey Canada has had a great season this year, and we look forward to capitalising on that momentum in Belarus. inch

Canada will try for the golden double after taking the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics with a win over Sweden.

The particular Canadian squad will be composed of players from teams that did not make the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs and through ones that get pulled out in the early rounds.

The May 9-25 world championship is in Minsk, Belarus. (Reporting simply by Steve Keating in Toronto; Editing by Frank Pingue)


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04 16 (Reuters) – Sawzag Tippett, coach of the National Hockey League’s Phoenix Coyotes, will coach Canada’s mens ice hockey team with next month’s world tournament, Hockey Canada said on Wednesday.

Tippett, who represented Canada with two Olympics as a player, serving as captain in 1984 and winning the silver medal 1992, will be assisted by fellow NHL head coaches Paul Maurice (Winnipeg Jets) and Philip DeBoer (New Jersey Devils).

“As the coaching staff, we are looking forward to the challenge of representing Europe at the world championship, inch Tippett said in a declaration.

“Hockey Europe has had a great season this season, so we look forward to capitalising on that momentum in Weißrussland. ”

Europe will try for the golden double after taking the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics with a win over Sweden.

The Canadian squad will be made up of players from teams that did not make the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs and from ones that get knocked out in the earlier rounds.

The particular May 9-25 world tournament is in Minsk, Belarus. (Reporting by Steve Keating in Toronto; Editing by Frank Pingue)