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Tkaczuk Not Returning to Rangers for 2016-17 Season

July 23, 2016 - The Kitchener Rangers announced today that Dan Tkaczuk will not be returning as the Associate Coach. The St. Louis Blues were granted permission to talk to Dan and he has accepted a position within their organization for next season. The Rangers thank Dan for his service and wish him and his family all the best.... Full Story

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Chiefs Sign Hard-Nosed Forward Riley Mckay

July 22, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs announced today that Riley McKay has signed a Standard Player Agreement and committed to playing in the Western Hockey League. McKay, a 1999-born forward from Swan River, Manitoba, was originally listed by the Chiefs in September 2014. "We have been very impressed by Riley's commitment to improvement while maintaining a dimension of toughness and grit that will be valuable in our league," Chiefs' General Manager Tim Speltz said. "We're very happy to welcome Riley to our group and look f... Full Story

Tony Curtale Signs as Wildcats Head Coach

July 20, 2016 - Ownership and management have come to terms with Tony Curtale of HC Dallas as the new head coach of the Wichita Falls Wildcats. He becomes the sixth head coach in franchise history. "I'm very excited to be back in the NAHL. Wichita Falls has always been one of my favorite places in the league," Curtale said. "I've been friends with Roy for a long time, I've wanted to coach here before and it just didn't work out. I couldn't be more thrilled to continue the winning traditions here and to bring a championship to this city."... Full Story

Blades New Assistant Coaches

July 20, 2016 - The Saskatoon Blades reached into their own backyard for two new assistant coaches, signing a pair of outstanding home grown men with great hockey pedigrees. Bryce Thoma, who was born in Saskatoon, signed on to become an assistant to head coach Dean Brockman after spending the last three seasons as the general manager and head coach of the Weyburn Red Wings in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. Thoma moved to Weyburn after being an assistant coach with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League for the previous ... Full Story

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