Williams will serve as head coach of one of three Canadian entries in the tournament. Since the first under tournament then known as the Quebec Esso Cup in , more than 1, NHL draft picks have competed in the event.
With Williams behind the bench, the Silvertips went since Nov. Division title in franchise history while accumulating seven goal scorers, most for one season in Tips history.
They broke single game franchise records for most goals in a game 11 and largest margin of victory 11 on Dec. Silvertips leading scorer Patrick Bajkov, signed in March to a three-year entry level NHL contract with the Florida Panthers, became the first Silvertip to collect points in a season.
The native of Stratford, Ontario was named the fifth head coach in Silvertips history on May 15, and with the Amarillo Bulls NAHL , he led the franchise to a Robertson Cup title in and three national tournament appearances while going and a points percentage of.
Each coach brings something unique to the program, and we look forward to their leadership as they help develop the top young players in Canada.
Ticket packages and tickets for all nine games of the Delta Hotels Preseason Classic, starting each day with an am game, will be on sale soon. The 16th season of Silvertips hockey opens Sept.