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Head Coach Eric Rud's Contract Not Renewed

April 27, 2024 - United States Hockey League (USHL)
Sioux Falls Stampede News Release

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Stampede Hockey Club announced today that the contract for head coach Eric Rud will not be renewed for the 2024-25 season.

"These decisions are never easy, but the organization as a whole felt that a change needed to be made," stated Stampede Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Tony Gasparini. "We thank Eric for all his hard work and dedication over the last two seasons and wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors."

Rud posted a record of 51-59-14 in two years behind the bench for the Herd. The club qualified for the 2024 Clark Cup Playoffs this season, losing in round 1 in three games to the Tri-City Storm.

The Stampede will make an announcement early next week on a new head coach.

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