CALGARY CANUCKS JR A HOCKEY CLUB
Over 42 Years of Tradition
NEW CANUCKS ASSISTANT COACH, FIRST COLLEGE COMMITMENT
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Calgary Canucks are pleased to announce that Blake Cosgrove has been named an Assistant Coach of the team effective immediately. He joins Head Coach Ryan Barrett and General Manager Chad Shiel in the hockey operations department.
“I’m extremely excited to be here”, he said on the first day of the Canucks main training camp while watching potential players in a scrimmage. “I want this program to grow for the players and get the best Calgary players to want to play here”.
A former Junior, College and Professional player in his own right, Cosgrove wants to share his experiences with the upcoming crop of Canuck players. “I want to help develop young men. It’s our job job to build the players into the group we want so that we can be in position to hit the playoffs firing on all cylinders.
MITCH AMATTO COMMITS TO NATIONAL CHAMPIONS ST. NORBERT COLLEGE
The Canucks are very pleased to announce the first college commitment of the season. Mitch Amatto (1994-F) has committed to St. Norbert College (Div. III) in Green Bay, WI for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. The Green Knights have won 3 of the past 4 Division III national championships including last season’s.
“We’re very proud that he was able to make the leap and we wish him the very best,” said Canucks Head Coach Ryan Barrett.
TRAINING CAMP CONTINUES
The Calgary Canucks main training camp continues on Tuesday and will lead to the traditional Blue and White game on Friday where the 46 best players will play head-to-head. Media are invited to attend the camp and interviews can be arranged through the Public Relations Director.
For information contact:
Public Relations Director