|The Ottawa Senators hired André Tourigny as assistant head coach on July 3, 2015.|
Tourigny spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach to Patrick Roy with the Colorado Avalanche. A native of Trois-Rivières, Que., Tourigny spent 11 seasons as head coach and general manager of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Rouyn-Noranda Huskies prior to his arrival in Denver.
|While with the Huskies, he compiled a record of 337-336-20 over 693 regular season games while setting a QMJHL record for the most games coached with one franchise. The 2005-06 recipient of the Ron Lapointe Award as QMJHL coach of the year he also led the Huskies to a league-best record of 47-20-2-1 two seasons later. His initial foray into the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League occurred as an assistant coach with the Shawinigan Cataractes from 1998 to 2000.|