This afternoon the Calgary Flames introduced Glen Gulutzan as their newest head coach. He will be the 16th coach in franchise history to occupy the bench.
Glen Gulutzan has been named the #Flames new head coach ~ https://t.co/6i58QIDUpC pic.twitter.com/pOf5IHyoe8— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) June 17, 2016
Now that the Flames have a new coach, you may be asking yourself: Who is Glen Gulutzan? Here's look at what he's done and where he's been:
-From 1986-1992 Gulutzan played in the Western Hockey League for the Moose Jaw Warriors, Brandon Wheat Kings and Saskatoon Blades.
-In 1996 he played for the Fresno Falcons of the West Coast Hockey League.
-Had short stints in the IHL with Utah and Las Vegas
-Played in Finland in 1998
-Closed out his playing career in Fresno where he won a championship in 2002
Games: 681 Goals: 234 Assists: 505
-Head Coach of ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers 2003-09
-Regular Season Record: G: 433, W 254, L 124, T 53
-Post Season: G 67 W 36 L 31
-Head Coach of Texas Star 2009-11
-Regular Season Record: G 160 W 87 L 56 T 17
-Post Season Record: G 30 W 16 L 14
-NHL Head Coach Dallas Stars 2011-13
-Regular Season Record: G 130 W 64 L 57 T 9
-Missed the playoffs both season
-Assistant with Vancouver Canucks 2013-16