Sakhalin hires new coach and assistant coach

hcsakhalinFrom Sakhalin team website.



The team has hired Sergei Tertyshny Сергей Тертышный as its new head coach and Yevgeni Ikonnikov Евгений Иконников as assistant coach. Teryshny, 45, was an assistant coach with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the KHL/Russia league from 2007-2014. He’s a former Washington Capitals draft pick from 1994 and played for the Portland Pirates of the AHL 1994-96 before returning to Russia where he retired form played in 2006.

During his time with Trakor Chelyabinsk, the team made five playoff appearances including the Gagarin Cup finals in 2011-12 against Dynamo Moscow.

Assistant coach Yevgeni Ikonnikov, 37, played in Russia and Kazahkstan as center from 1996 to 2012 and this his first coaching stint with a professional club


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