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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Yates Is the New Dogs Bench Boss

 Another day another surprise from the Sea Dogs.

Less than a day after news that Mike Kelly was no longer with the team, the team announces it's new head coach is a familiar name..Ross Yates.

Yates is 54 years old and has been an assistant coach with the Sea Dogs for the last two seasons.

Before he came to the Port City, the Montreal native spent four seasons as head coach of the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

In the 70's he played centre for 5 years at Mount Allison University and he also spent time with the Hartford Whalers in the early 80's.

The team's head scout Christian Vermette and Yates will share general managing duties.