Jets Hire Perry Pearn as Assistant Coach

Jets Hire Perry Pearn as Assistant Coach

The Winnipeg Jets have hired Perry Pearn as an assistant coach, the hockey club announced Thursday.

Pearn has been an assistant coach with the Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers, and most recently the Montreal Canadiens, throughout the past 16 years. Pearn is familiar with Winnipeg, having started his NHL career in 1995-96 as an assistant to Terry Simpson with the Jets.

Before that, the 61-year-old served in various capacities for almost two decades at the university level, in the Western Hockey League and with Hockey Canada.

The Jets also announced assistant coaches Charlie Huddy, Pascal Vincent, Wade Flaherty, and Tony Borgford have all agreed to contract extensions. The team’s AHL affiliate, the St. John’s IceCaps, have also agreed to sign assistant coach Mark Morrison to a contract extension.

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