ICE part ways with head coach Luke Pierce

Taylor Rocca


Cranbrook, BC – Matt Cockell, President and General Manager of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club announced today that Luke Pierce will not return as the head coach for the 2017-18 season.

“The ICE would like to thank Luke for his dedication to the hockey club and the community over the past two seasons” Cockell said. “We are committed to a fresh start for the organization and this includes the business and hockey operations. We feel that this was a necessary decision to accomplish that objective.”

Cockell added that the search for a new head coach will begin immediately.

No further comment will be provided.

The Kootenay ICE continue their Drive to 25 featuring exclusive benefits and pricing for season seat holders, available until June 30.  For more information call 250-417-0322 or visit to order online.

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