Thursday, June 27, 2013

Banner McKay joins Blizzard

Press Release

The OCN Blizzard Junior “A” Hockey Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Danny McKay as its new Assistant Coach.

McKay comes to OCN with a wealth of experience as an Assistant Coach at the Junior “A” level. McKay spent several years in that role with the Yorkton Terriers of the SJHL winning numerous league championships.

Most recently McKay was the Head Coach and General Manager of the Ochapowace Thunder, a Junior “B” team in Saskatchewan’s Prairie Junior Hockey League. McKay guided the Thunder to a 122-62 record in the 2012/2013 season.

OCN Blizzard General Manager Derek Fontaine says McKay boasts an impressive resume, “his experience in Junior “A” speaks for itself, with his multiple championships as an Assistant Coach with the Yorkton Terriers.”

Blizzard Head Coach Clay DeBray says he’s excited to get to work with McKay once more “I’ve had the privilege of working with him previously in the hockey world. His passion for the game will be instilled into the game of our players.”

McKay will begin working for the Blizzard June 26.

 (Nathan can be reached at

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