The Lethbridge Hurricanes’ Board of Directors announced Monday that the organization and General Manager, Peter Anholt, have agreed to a three-year contract extension.
Anholt was originally hired by the Hurricanes in June of
2014 as Assistant General Manager and was appointed Head Coach and General
Manager on December 10th.
Hurricanes President, Doug Paisley, says it’s an
exciting day for the organization, “The Board of Directors are extremely pleased
to announce that we have come to an agreement with Peter Anholt on a three-year
extension to continue to lead the hockey operations of the Lethbridge Hurricanes
Anholt says he’s excited about the opportunity, “I’m really
excited that we got it put together. That’s the first domino that has to fall
and now we can continue to move forward and plan accordingly for our hockey
“I’d like this to be my last job,” continued Anholt. “I’m
54-years-old, I would like this to be my last job and if that could be the case
I would be here for an extended period of time.”
Anholt began his career in
the Western Hockey League as an assistant coach with the Prince Albert Raiders.
He has served as head coach of the Raiders, Seattle Thunderbirds, Kelowna
Rockets and the Red Deer Rebels. He was a scout with the Thunderbirds prior to
joining the Hurricanes organization.
(From Hurricanes Media Relations)