Regina, Saskatchewan – Regina Pats President, Brent Parker is proud to announce Chad Lang as the clubs new General Manager.
Lang has a strong resume from his time as the General Manager of the Moose Jaw Warriors. He was originally hired by the Warriors in 2003 as its Director of Marketing and Corporate Sales and took over the G.M. role with the Warriors partway through the 2004-05 season.
Chad helped build a team that won the Eastern Conference title in 2006 and a berth into the WHL Finals. For his work that season, Lang was the Eastern Conference nominee for the WHL’s Executive of the Year. During his tenure with the Warriors Lang guided the team to 2 of its 3 best records in franchise history. He has sent the likes of Tomas Fleischman, Troy Brouwer, Dustin Boyd, Kenndal McArdle to the National Hockey League.
Lang has just finished up a stint as the Director of Hockey Operations for the MasterCard Memorial Cup in Brandon.
He is a product of the Regina Minor Hockey system and played for the Regina Pat Canadians as well as the Kindersley Klippers of the SJHL.
Lang, as well as his wife, Shaulen and children Ethan and Daxton have made Regina their home.
Regina Pats President, Brent Parker “I am pleased to have Chad joining our organization as the new General Manager. He brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of our league and our team and he has a good track record of success. I look forward to handing over the reins of our hockey department so that Chad can begin the process of putting his stamp on our team”
Regina Pats General Manager, Chad Lang “I’m extremely excited for this opportunity to be a part of the long history of the Regina Pats. I know there is a big job in front of me, and I’m confident that through the process the organization will be back at the top of the WHL.”
Lang signed a 3 year, deal that will begin immediately.
Time is running out to get your early bird prices for Regina Pats season tickets. The Deadline is this Monday, May 31st. Just visit the Regina Pats office located in the west entrance of the Brandt Centre, or call 522-PATS for more information.
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