Who is Cory Clouston?

Cory Clouston is expected to be named the new Ottawa Senators coach this morning. (File photo)

Cory Clouston is expected to be named the new Ottawa Senators coach this morning. (File photo)

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, Last Updated: 11:01 AM ET

Cory Clouston is expected to be announced as the new coach of the Senators this morning. Here are a few details about him:

  • The 39-year-old native of Viking, Alta., was in his second season as head coach of the Binghamton Senators
  • Previously, he coached the WHL's Kootenay Ice for five seasons, compiling a .637 winning percentage with 209 wins, 146 losses. The Ice made the playoffs each of those five seasons
  • He is a two-time WHL coach of the year, and was named Canadian Hockey League coach of the year in 2004-05
  • Prior to his AHL stint, Clouston coached in both the Tier II Alberta and B.C. junior hockey leagues.
  • Clouston was an assistant coach when Canada's national under-18 squad won the 2005 U-18 Junior World Cup, and coached the gold-medal winning Canadian squad in 2006.
  • As a player Clouston spent four years at the University of Alberta, including the 1991-92 CIS champion Golden Bears. He holds a bachelor's degree in recreation administration.


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