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OCN Blizzard Hires Billy Keane

July 16th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE

The OCN Blizzard management has released Chris Perchaluk from his role as General Manager and Head Coach of The Blizzard. Chris Perchaluk took over a bigger role as Head Coach mid season 2019-2020. During Season 2019-2020 Blizzard were unable to grab a spot in the Play-offs despite having a strong start at the beginning of the season. “Chris stepped forward during mid of the season and took over a bigger role but we are so far behind in our standings and performance that we feel it’s time to bring more experienced and seasoned leadership in the organization. Blizzard has a glorious past and it’s time to reclaim that. We wish Chris best of luck for future” said both owners Salman Dhillon and Usman Dhillon.

OCN Blizzard has announced hiring of Billy Keane from Winnipeg Manitoba as Head Coach and General Manager of the club. Billy Keane is a well-known name in Junior Hockey and has been coaching since 1989. He has coached Winnipeg Monarchs, held position as Assistant Coach of University of Manitoba and head coach of Winnipeg Saints Jr A, Winnipeg South Blue Jr A and Head Coach and General Manager of Winnipeg Blues in his extensive career in hockey.  Greg Hunter is also coming back to the Club as Assistant Coach and Assistant General Manager of the Club. Greg Hunter has been involved with the team for more than 20 years and held the position of Assistant Coach during Blizzard’s championship runs.

OCN Blizzard is celebrating its 25th year anniversary this year and hoping to make a strong comeback in the season 2020-2021.

 

For additional questions and queries Please contact Billy Keane OCN Blizzard General Manager and Head Coach at (204) 250 5565.

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