|President Doug Paisley|
“Going forward and seeing where we were at as an organization felt a change was necessary that was in the best interest of our players, shareholders and fans moving forward” stated Lethbridge Hurricanes Board President, Doug Paisley.
At the same time, the Hurricanes announced Assistant General Manager, Peter Anholt, who was hired in June, will take the reins as both General Manager and Head Coach of the hockey club.
Anholt started his coaching career as an assistant with the Prince Albert Raiders before taking his turn as a head coach. For more than a decade Anholt was a head coach in the Western Hockey League with the Raiders, Red Deer Rebels, Kelowna Rockets and Seattle Thunderbirds. Prior to joining the Hurricanes Anholt had been a scouting with the Thunderbirds.
Peter will arrive in Lethbridge later tonight and will be available to the media after practice Thursday afternoon.
The Lethbridge Hurricanes would like to thank both Brad Robson and Drake Berehowsky for their commitment to the team and we wish them and their families all the best in the future.