New Head Coach for the Glacier Kings
Paul Mugford is the new head coach of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings (courtesy Glacier Kings)
The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s (VIJHL) Comox Valley Glacier Kings have a new bench leader.
Paul Mugford has replaced Joey Ewing as the team’s head coach. Mugford’s first game was on Saturday, September 23rd in a 10-3 loss against the Saanich Braves.
According to a team statement, Ewing’s departure was due to a bevvy of other jobs and commitments that took him away from the team.
Mugford has a wealth of hockey experience in the Valley. He played for a few years at the minor and Junior B levels in the region. Mugford has over 3 decades of experience coaching minor hockey teams on Vancouver Island.
He last coached the Comox Valley Chiefs midget A team for 3 seasons.
Mugford will try to lead the Glacier Kings back up in the rankings. The team is currently last in the North Division with a record of 1-5. The Glacier Kings continue the season with an away game on Wednesday against the South Division-leading Westshore Wolves.