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Peters to Coach Canada at World Championships

by Terrell Williams / Carolina Hurricanes
RALEIGH, NC – Hockey Canada today announced that Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Bill Peters will serve as the head coach for Canada at the 2016 IIHF World Championship, to be held from May 6-22 in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Peters is in his second season as head coach of the Hurricanes, and has compiled an NHL record of 64-70-27 in 161 games. Prior to joining Carolina, Peters spent three seasons in Detroit as an assistant coach to Canada’s World Cup of Hockey head coach Mike Babcock. On Nov. 5, 2015, Hockey Canada announced that Peters had been named to Canada’s coaching staff for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, to take place in Toronto, Sept. 17-Oct. 1, 2016.

Peters, a native of Three Hills, Alb., served as an assistant coach as Canada captured gold at the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship in the Czech Republic. In 2008, he was head coach of Team Canada’s gold-medal-winning squad at the IIHF U-18 Junior World Cup. Peters’ complete bio can be found by clicking here.

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