Mike Vellucci Named Widespread Manager Of Wilkes-barre/scranton Penguins

Wilkes-Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins Barre/Scranton Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins head educate Mike Vellucci has been named trendy manager of Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins the WBS Penguins and Madison Nikkel has been named Pittsburgh’s Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins assistant video train, it changed into introduced these days by means of government vice president and general supervisor Jim Rutherford. 

Vellucci, 52, will function each Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s head instruct and wellknown supervisor.

“Mike has enjoy and fulfillment in being a popular supervisor and educate,” said Rutherford. “We are fortunate to have a person that could handle each obligations.”

The Farmington, Michigan local spent the previous five seasons because the assistant wellknown manager and director of hockey operations for the Carolina Hurricanes wherein he oversaw player improvement and scouting. During the beyondseasons, Vellucci additionally served as the Charlotte Checkers’ head Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins teach where he compiled a file of Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins ninety seven-43-eight-4 in 152 video games.

Vellucci become instrumental to the fulfillment of the Carolina company in 2018-19. Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins He is coming Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins off a Calder Cup Championship in Charlotte after compiling the league’s high-quality ordinary-season record (fifty one-17-7-1) and winning the Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award for AHL Coach of the Year. Charlotte noticed 11 specific gamers recalled to Carolina ultimate season en course to the Hurricanes’ first playoff appearance in 10 seasons.

Prior to his time with the Hurricanes enterprise, Vellucci spent 14 seasons inside the same twin function as widespread supervisor and head teach of the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL from 2001-14. He have become the first to get hold of both the OHL Executive of the Year award and OHL Coach of the Year award within the identical season in 2012-thirteen. He additionally gained the Coach of the Year award during the Whalers’ 2006-07 championship season.

Nikkel joins modern-day Pittsburgh video instruct Andy Saucier as the team’s new assistant video train. He will assist with breakdown and Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins evaluation of games and compiling video for pre-scouts.

“With technology continuously evolving and changing the manner we prepare for and analyze games, we want to remain cutting-edge and in the vanguard among NHL groups,” stated Saucier. “With that being said, Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins we’re extremely excited to feature Madison to our video training team of workers.”

Nikkel, 25, has spent the previous 3 seasons as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s video train. Prior to WBS, he spent 4 seasons running for Boston College’s guys’s ice hockey application wherein he finished pre-scout and in-game video evaluation for the group. 

A local of Elizabeth, Colorado, Nikkel graduated with a degree in economics and arithmetic from Boston College in 2016.

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