Sunday, May 24, 2009

Beaulieu rejoins the Knights

Press Release

London Knights General Manager Mark Hunter today announced that the team has hired Jacques Beaulieu as Assistant Coach of the London Knights.

Beaulieu, 41 re-joins the London Knights for a second time with the Hockey Club. Beaulieu was previously Assistant Coach of the London Knights from 2002-2005 and was a key component of the 2005 Memorial Cup Champions. Following the 2005 Memorial Cup Championship, he was named Head Coach of the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Beaulieu served as Head Coach of the Sea Dogs for the past 3 seasons and amassed a record of 95-111. Beaulieu was appointed General Manager of the Sea Dogs in March of 2007. On June 6, 2008 the QMJHL announced that Beaulieu had won the Marcel Filion Award as the leagues GM of the year.

Beaulieu will join the London Knights in time for their 2009 OHL Mini Camp which opens on Saturday, May 30th at the Western Fair Sports Centre.

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