CPJHL coaches named for 2018 Western States Shootout showcase event

by Matt Mackinder

The Canadian Premier Junior Hockey League has announced the coaches for the two CPJHL All-Star teams that will participate in next month's Western States Shootout showcase event in Las Vegas.

Team White
Sylvain Cloutier, head coach (Essa Stallions)
David Lang, assistant coach (Essa Stallions)
Berry Degray, assistant coach (Smiths Falls Settlers)

Team Black
Cory Lafonte, head coach (Grey Highlands Hawks)
Brad Tichbourne, assistant coach (Grey Highlands Hawks)
Carrie Robertson, GM (Grey Highlands Hawks)

The players will be announced next week.

The Western States Shootout is an annual event staged by the Western States Hockey League, and takes place this year Dec. 18-21 at the City National Arena, practice facility of the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights. The CPJHL has participated in the showcase the past two seasons with great success.