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Winnipeg Jets land Jamie Kompon (BEd, Physical Education, 1989) as new Assistant Coach

Wed, 2016-07-06 13:47

The NHL's Winnipeg Jets hockey team has named Education alumnus Jamie Kompon (BEd, Physical Education, 1989) as assistant coach. Previously Kompon had served as Head Coach and General Manager of the WHL's Portland Winterhawks (2014-15). Kompon's NHL experience includes stints with the LA Kings (2006-12) and Chicago Blackhawks (2012-14). In 2013 Kompon became the first NHL coach in 78 years to win back-to-back Stanley Cup titles with different teams.

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Education students recognized at 39th annual McGill sports awards gala

Thu, 2016-04-07 15:46

The 39th annual McGill sports award gala recently celebrated the university's top athletes for the 2015-16 intercollegiate season. Education students played a major role: Mélodie Daoust was named as female athlete of the year for McGill University; Vincent Dufort captured the Richard Pound trophy.

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KPE's Mélodie Daoust (B.Ed. Physical Education) to play for Canada at Nations Cup

Tue, 2015-12-08 14:50

Mélodie Daoust, captain of the McGill Martlets, has been named by Hockey Canada to play at the 2016 Nations Cup tournament in Füssen, Germany, Jan. 4-7.

The Canadian women’s development team will participate in the four-day competition along with national teams from Finland, Germany, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland.

Source Site: /education

Mike Babcock (BEd'86) ideal spokesperson for CMHA's suicide awareness and prevention mandate

Wed, 2015-09-02 11:52

Education alumni Mike Babcock (BEd. (Phys. Ed) 1986), currently head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, was a recent guest at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) fundraiser in Ontario, reported the Peterborough Examiner.

"Babcock would be the perfect person to speak on the topic for Team 55 and the CMHA's suicide awareness and prevention mandate," said Team 55's Dave Pogue in part. Click here to read the entire article.

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Jamie Kompon (BEd 1989) to coach for Canada at 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Tue, 2015-06-23 11:28

By Earl Zukerman
Published May 20, 2015, McGill Athletics

CALGARY, Alta. -- Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Jamie Kompon (BEd (PE) 1989), a McGill University graduate from Thunder Bay, Ont., is among three head coaches named to lead the three Canadian teams at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in August.
 

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Hockey Equipment Experts

We are in the middle of NHL Playoffs; player injury and equipment safety are top of mind.
Fri, 2015-04-24 10:01

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Top 8 Academic All-Canadian commendation

Two student-athletes from McGill University were among the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadians honoured by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada -- and former principal at McGill -- at Rideau Hall in the nation's capital, Monday.
Tue, 2014-11-18 13:27

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Dominic Poulin choisit les Redmen de McGill

Thu, 2014-06-12 15:29

Le défenseur Dominic Poulin a finalement tranché et joindra le réseau de hockey universitaire, cet automne, dans l’uniforme des Redmen de l’Université McGill de Montréal.

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