The Kerry Park Islanders are pleased to announce that Head Coach Dale Purinton has signed a contract extension through to the 2015-2016 season with the hockey club.
“Dale is an outstanding coach and we are absolutely thrilled to have him stay on with our club". Dale is committed not only to our organization, but the community. His knowledge, passion, teaching ability and positive enthusiasm are beyond exceptional.” stated Islanders General Manager Mark Osmond.
Osmond added, "We believe that stability and continuity are important factors in achieving our long term goal of developing young players for the next level and becoming perennial league contenders. Securing Dale to an extension was a priority in achieving those goals”.
The former NHL player Purinton player has been with the team since December 2012, when he was a hired as an Interim Coach through to the end of the season.
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January 18 postgame notes
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