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NHL Coaches Association Coaches’ Clinic to be Held June 25 in Fort Lauderdale

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Florida Panthers announced today the NHL Coaches Association (NHLCA) will hold its annual Coaching Clinic on Thursday, June 25, at the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale, located at 1100 SE 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale. The clinic is being held in conjunction with the 2015 NHL Entry Draft at BB&T Center in Sunrise on Friday, June 26, and Saturday, June 27.

“We are proud to host the tenth annual NHLCA coaches’ clinic here in South Florida,” said Florida Panthers Head Coach Gerard Gallant. “This event will bring together coaches of various levels and give them the chance to share their coaching ideas and philosophies."

NHL coaches will lead group presentations and break-out sessions for all participants. All material presented is developed and delivered by NHL coaches. Each clinic will be broken down topically and by level of play, providing each participating coach with information most interesting and helpful to them. This is a great opportunity for hockey coaches from all levels to learn the strategies and techniques used at the highest level.

"We are excited to team up with the Florida Panthers and the NHL Coaches Association to provide an incredible opportunity for our coaches,’ said Ty Newberry, USA Hockey Coach in Chief. "We are thrilled that our coaches will be able to take advantage of this unique opportunity and help further the game together.”

Registration for the NHLCA Coaches’ Clinic is available now at www.floridapanthers.com/NHLCA. Space is limited. Coaches are encouraged to register now to reserve their spot. The cost of the Coaches’ Clinic is $150 for amateur coaches and $200 for professional coaches. The cost includes lunch provided by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and four tickets to the first round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft on Friday, June 26 at 6 p.m. at BB&T Center.

For hotel reservations at the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale, call 1-954-527-2700. Special room rates are available, please use code “TAN.”

For more information on the 2015 NHL Entry Draft visit www.floridapanthers.com/2015Draft.

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