Stanley Cup Champion Joins Americans

July 16, 2018 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Tri-City Americans News Release

KENNEWICK, WA - Tri-City Americans General Manager Bob Tory announced today that the team has hired Kelly Buchberger as the team's new head coach.

"Kelly brings a wealth of experience and passion to the position," stated Tory. "He checked off all the boxes I had when looking for a new coach."

PLAYING HISTORY

S TEAM GP G A TP PIM POST GP G A TP

1988-89 Edmonton Oilers 66 5 9 14 234

1989-90 Edmonton Oilers 55 2 6 8 168 Playoffs 19 0 5 5

1990-91 Edmonton Oilers 64 3 1 4 160 Playoffs 12 2 1 3

1991-92 Edmonton Oilers 79 20 24 44 157 Playoffs 16 1 4 5

1992-93 Edmonton Oilers 83 12 18 30 133

1993-94 Edmonton Oilers "A" 84 3 18 21 199

1994-95 Edmonton Oilers "A" 48 7 17 24 82

1995-96 Edmonton Oilers "C" 82 11 14 25 184

1996-97 Edmonton Oilers "C" 81 8 30 38 159 Playoffs 12 5 2 7

1997-98 Edmonton Oilers "C" 82 6 17 23 122 Playoffs 12 1 2 3

1998-99 Edmonton Oilers "C" 52 4 4 8 68 Playoffs 4 0 0 0

1999-00 Atlanta Thrashers "C" 68 5 12 17 139

Los Angeles Kings 13 2 1 3 13 Playoffs 4 0 0 0

2000-01 Los Angeles Kings "A" 82 6 14 20 75 Playoffs 8 1 0 1

2001-02 Los Angeles Kings "A" 74 6 7 13 105 Playoffs 7 0 0 0

2002-03 Phoenix Coyotes 79 3 9 12 109

2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins 71 1 3 4 109

COACHING HISTORY

S TEAM LEAGUE ROLE ON TEAM

2004-05 Edmonton Road Runners AHL Asst. Coach

2006-07 Edmonton Oilers NHL Development Coach

2007-08 Springfield Falcons AHL Head Coach

2008-09 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach

2009-10 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach

2010-11 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach

2011-12 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach

2012-13 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach

2013-14 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach

2014-15 Edmonton Oilers NHL Dir. of Player Personnel

2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL Dir. of Player Personnel

2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL Dir. of Player Development

2016-17 New York Islanders NHL Asst. Coach

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