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Minor Hockey Coaches Have Opportunity to Learn from Petes GM and Chicago Blackhawks Scout

September 6, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Peterborough Petes News Release

(Peterborough, ON) - The Peterborough Petes have partnered with the OMHA and Millbrook & District Minor Hockey Association (MDMHA) to offer minor hockey coaches and trainers a valuable development opportunity from some of the OHL and NHL's best.

On Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11:30am to 4:30pm, the Petes will host a Coaches Clinic that will feature presentations on training, practice, game, and season preparation, as well as a presentation on grit, growth, and leadership led by former Petes and current Chicago Blackhawks Scout Mike MacPherson.

Eligible coaches who complete the one-day clinic will receive three certification maintenance points toward their Hockey Canada coaching levels. Light refreshments will be provided during the Clinic.

The cost of the program is just $30 (HST included), with 100% of the proceeds supporting the MDMHA. Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis by visiting this link:

Registration for the Coaches Clinic does not include a ticket to the sold out pre-season game between the Petes and IceDogs on Sept. 14 at 7:05pm.


11:30am: Peterborough Petes Pre-Game Skate

12:30pm: Pre-Game Preparation with Rob Wilson

1:15pm: Special Teams Play with Derrick Walser

2:00pm: Coaching Goalies with Andrew Verner

2:45pm: Value of Stretching, Diet & Nutrition with Broedie Birkhof

3:30pm: Building Season Plan with Mike Oke

4:00pm: Grit, Growth & Leadership - Mike MacPherson

The Petes continue practice this week in preparation for their final games of the 2019 OHL pre-season presented by CIBC Wood Gundy Peterborough. On Friday, September 13 at 7:30pm, Peterborough will visit the Niagara IceDogs in Lincoln. They'll face the same IceDogs on Saturday, September 14 at 7:05pm at the new Cavan Monaghan Community Centre in Millbrook.

Single game tickets for all regular season games are now on sale at the PMC Grant Thornton Box office in person, by phone at (705) 743-3561, or online. To view the Petes' full schedule, click here.

A limited number of season tickets are still available starting at just $270. For more information about season tickets and flex packages for the 2019-20 Petes season, contact Mike at (705) 743-3681 x 263 or by email.

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