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Oilers announce new medical trainer and equipment personnel

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / Edmonton Oilers
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have named T.D. Forss Head Athletic Therapist.

T.D. Forss
Forss has an extensive background in professional sports, including spending the past seven years as the Head Athletic Therapist for the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos.

Prior to joining the Eskimos, Forss served as Athletic Therapist with the Calgary Flames for two seasons and Athletic Therapist & Strength Coach for the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League from 1994-98 and 1999-2001.

Forss, who holds a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Alberta, spent some time with Hockey Canada as an Athletic Therapist at the 1992 Spengler Cup as well as the 1996 and 1999 World Junior Hockey Championships.

Tambellini also announced today, Jeff Lang has been promoted to the position of Head Equipment Manager.

Lang has been a part of the Oilers organization for the past seven years in the role of Equipment Manager.

Brad Harrison has joined the Oilers organization as the club's new Assistant Equipment Manager.

Harrison spent the past four seasons with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.

Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, TELUS, Cenovus Energy and Ford
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