Thursday, June 23, 2016
BIG SHAKE-UP IN SASKATOON
Bob Woods has left his post as Head Coach and GM of the Saskatoon Blades to join the Buffalo Sabres coaching staff.
Woods has been hired to work as an assistant coach alongside Dan Bylsma with the Sabres.
The Blades in turn have promoted Dean Brockman from assistant coach to head coach, he is the 21st head coach in Blades history.
The General Manager position has been filled by Colin Priestner whose dad owns the team. In a news release the Blades say Priestner is currently enrolled in the Business of Hockey MBA program at Athabasca University. At 32 he is the youngest GM in the WHL.